The Cherry Orchard

Written by Anton Chekhov | Translated by Marina Brodskaya | Directed by Kelly Galvin

Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts
Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre
12/14/16 - 12/18/16


Anton Chekhov was a master whose daring work revolutionized theatre. 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.

Approximate running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes, including one intermission. 

Please be advised that there will be no late seating for this production. All performances will begin at the scheduled curtain time. General Admission in the Lane-Comley Studio 210. 

Note: The Cherry Orchard will feature a live dog



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