Description - The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov was a master whose daring work revolutionized theatre. Robert Burstein declared that there are none who bring the drama to a higher realization of its human role. In "The Cherry Orchard," his last full-length play, an impoverished landowning family is unable to face the fact that their estate is about to be auctioned off. Lopakhin, a local merchant, presents numerous options to save it, including cutting down their prized cherry orchard. But the family is stricken with denial. "The Cherry Orchard" charts the precipitous descent of a wealthy family and in the process creates a bold meditation on social change and bourgeois materialism."
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(210mm x 140mm x mm)
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Tom Stoppard s plays include "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, The Real Thing, Hapgood, Arcadia, The Invention of Love, The Coast of Utopia," and "Rock n Roll." In addition to "The Cherry Orchard," Stoppard has adapted Chekhov s "The Seagull" and "Ivanov.""