The free state: a South African response to Chekhov's The cherry orchard

Front Cover
Methuen, Feb 17, 2000 - Drama - 87 pages
0 Reviews
A stirring new version of The Cherry Orchard set in post-apartheid South Africa This powerful version of Chekhov's famous drama of disillusionment, The Cherry Orchard, is set in rural South Africa on a farm producing cherry trees immediately after the restoration of democracy to South Africa in 1994. Within this context, alive with class conflict and racial tension, Chekhov's potent drama of domestic strife and relationships suddenly takes on a stark political reality.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
28
Section 3
47
Copyright

2 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (2000)

Janet Suzman is an Honorary Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Bibliographic information