“Something will happen, you see; if not today, then tomorrow.”
Madame Ranevsky has come home to her family estate, and the cherry orchard is just as glorious as ever. But debts are beginning to pile up, and a momentous change is brewing…
Anton Chekhov’s final masterpiece is a gleaming and shattering drama about a family on the edge of ruin, and a nation on the brink of revolution.
The acclaimed English version by Trevor Griffiths, author of Comedians and Party, comes to London for the very first time in a major new production from Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen.
Arcola’s Revolution Ensemble perform the play, following Gorky’s The Lower Depths, on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.
Praise for director Mehmet Ergen’s Clarion at Arcola:
★★★★★ “Hugely recommended.” – Morning Star
★★★★ “Sparkling performances by the cast under Mehmet Ergen’s taut direction” – Daily Telegraph
★★★★ “Fabulous central performances … highly recommended” – The Times
★★★★ “Mehmet Ergen’s energetic production is full of faithfully drawn figures … highly effective” – The Guardian
|Tier A (concession)||£15|
|Tier B (concession)||£12|
|Opening performances (15-18 February)||£12|
Tickets are £10 or less with Arcola Passport.
Monday-Saturday at 7.30pm.
Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 3.00pm.
No performances Sunday.
Press Night - Tuesday 21 February, 7.30pm
Supporters' Social - Monday 13 March, 7.30pm
Relaxed Performance - Saturday 4 March, 3.00pm
Running time: 150 minutes approximately (including interval).