The Cherry Orchard (Adamson)

by  Samuel Adamson, Anton Chekhov

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  9m, 5f

Russia, Spring 1903, and the cherry orchard is up for sale. Lyubov Ranevskaya ran away to Paris five years ago after her only son drowned. Coming back to her beloved childhood home, she's faced with a mound of debts and an impossible decision. Samuel…

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The Cherry Orchard (Adamson)

by  Samuel Adamson Anton Chekhov

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    Cast Size

    9m, 5f
  • SubGenre

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    Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period
  • Audience

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    • Appropriate for all audiences

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Russia, Spring 1903, and the cherry orchard is up for sale. Lyubov Ranevskaya ran away to Paris five years ago after her only son drowned. Coming back to her beloved childhood home, she's faced with a mound of debts and an impossible decision. Samuel Adamson's new version of the Chekhov classic was first produced by Oxford Stage Company on a UK tour and at London's Riverside Studios, with Geraldine James as Lyubov and Trevor Fox as Lopakhin.
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  • Community Theatre

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

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  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Setting: A nursery, a drawing-room, open fields

Casting

9m, 5f
M9 F5. Extras.
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Samuel Adamson

Samuel Adamson’s plays include Frank & Ferdinand(National Theatre Connections), Southwark Fair, (National Theatre), Mrs. Affleck(from Ibsen’s Little Eyolf, National Theatre), Boston Manor(Theatre 503/Theatre Voice), Fish and Company(National Youth Theatre/Soho Theatre), Clocks and Whistles(Bush Theatre and Origin T ...

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Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (29 January 1860– 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor thro ...

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