The Cherry Orchard
Publish date: November 1st 2004
Publisher: A&C Black
Pages no: 77
Edition language: English
I know that I am meant to love Checkov, but I was not terribly inspired by this. I feel that I would like to see it performed and I may end up watching it on You Tube. The play concerns an aristocratic family fallen on hard times and forced to sell everything that they own. The action is oblique ...
Quite interesting, but I think Chekhov was right when he predicted the "Russian-ness" of the play would not work as well for foreign audiences.
bookshelves: play-dramatisation, slavic, published-1904, re-read Read from January 19 to 25, 2010, read count: 2 Translated by Sasha Dugdale.A new production of Chekhov's timeless study of a Russian aristocratic family forced to sell their house and beloved cherry orchard during the great social...
What really sucks is when you have just finished reading a play and a tram trundles by the pub that you are in with an advertisement for that particular play, which finished the day before. Okay, maybe I should have my ear to the ground of the Melbourne theatre scene a little bit more, but still, th...
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