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The Cherry Orchard

Written by

Anton Chekhov

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov

Methuen Drama, 2004

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (15), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...In Chekhov’s tragicomedy of inertia and loss – perhaps his most popular play – an aristocratic family cling to their sheltered lives in a picturesque estate while the forces of social change beat on the walls outside...

Uncle Vanya

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

David Hare

Translated by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , David Hare ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Russia, late summer at the close of the nineteenth century. Vanya and his niece Sonya have worked for years to manage the country estate. Into this ordered and regular household come two new visitors, Sonya's father, an irritable professor,...

Ivanov

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Tom Stoppard

Translated by

Tom Stoppard

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Tom Stoppard ~playauthor~Translated by~ Tom Stoppard

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (18), Female (9), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Only a year ago, the landowner Nikolai Ivanov was full of energy and optimism, in love with his wife and working hard. Now, for no reason he can understand, Ivanov is overcome with inertia and self-disgust. His wife is dying and he feels...

The Seagull

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2007

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...I know now, Kostya, I understand that in our work – doesn't matter whether it's acting or writing – what's important isn't fame or glamour, none of the things I used to dream about, it's the ability to endure...
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...Age recommendation: 12+ The Seagull is part of the Young Chekhov trilogy of the playwright’s early work, adapted by David Hare. The trilogy opened to overwhelming acclaim at the Chichester Festival in 2015 and transferred to the National...
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...Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is considered one of his most haunting and atmospheric character studies. A would-be playwright is at war with his egoistic mother while the town has become intoxicated by a sensational author...
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...Age recommendation: 12+ This co-production with Fuel Theatre was captured on 4th December 2019. Nigeria, 1967. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before, two ruthless military coups plunged the country...

Three Sisters (Lynn)

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Cordelia Lynn

Adapted by

Cordelia Lynn

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Cordelia Lynn ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Cordelia Lynn

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (14), Female (5), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Cordelia Lynn's version of Anton Chekhov's 1901 play Three Sisters, from a literal translation by Helen Rappaport, was first performed at the Almeida Theatre, London, on 16 April 2019 (previews from 6 April).  ...

The Cherry Orchard

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Gary Owen

Adapted by

Gary Owen

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Gary Owen ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Gary Owen

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (7), Female (5), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Pembrokeshire, 1982. Things are going to change. This radical reworking of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard places the action in early 80s Wales, at the dawn of another revolution – the Thatcher regime. Bloumfield sits...
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...For learning resources, visit this page. Age recommendation: 14+ Recorded through National Theatre Live on 30th June, 2011. Ranyevskaya returns more or less bankrupt after ten years abroad. Luxuriating in her fading moneyed world...