The Cherry Orchard: A comedy in four acts

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Max Bollinger, Jun 8, 2012 - Drama - 80 pages
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Inspired by experiences in Chekhov's own life, Cherry Orchard follows life of an aristocratic Russian woman and her family as they return to the family's estate. Written as a comedy and containing elements of farce, Stanislavski directed the play as a tragedy in Moscow. Since this initial production, many prominent directors of the world continue to stage this play, each interpreting the work differently.

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Last night, I played my last performace in Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. What can I say? It's been... Weird. Then again I've had a weird time, personally. First of all, due to a series of anxiety ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Anton Chekhov, a Russian short story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced all-time classics The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters and Cherry Orchard. His short stories are held in high esteem by writers, critics and audiences of all generations. Chekhov practised as a doctor throughout most of his literary career: Medicine is my lawful wife, he once said, and literature is my mistress.

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