Arcola Theatre

The Cherry Orchard

Anton Chekhov, in an English version by Trevor Griffiths
 from a translation by Helen Rappaport

Directed by: Mehmet Ergen

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“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 on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.

 

INFORMATION FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOLS:

Discover more about the play with The Cherry Orchard Education Pack.