The Cherry Orchard (Young, trans.)

by  Stark Young, Anton Chekhov

Full Length Play, Drama  /  10m, 5f

The Cherry Orchard is the story of a mortgage, with the grounds and beautiful trees of the proud landowners going for sale at a public auction to pay off their debts to the boorish son of a peasant who has risen in the world. Mme Ranyevskaya's family departs to take up their lives anew, lea…

Read more +

The Cherry Orchard (Young, trans.)

by  Stark Young Anton Chekhov

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    10m, 5f

Additional Info

The Cherry Orchard is the story of a mortgage, with the grounds and beautiful trees of the proud landowners going for sale at a public auction to pay off their debts to the boorish son of a peasant who has risen in the world. Mme Ranyevskaya's family departs to take up their lives anew, leaving the old and forgotten Firs to die alone as the woodsmen's axes thud ironically against the cherished trees.
Read more +

Considerations

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Casting

10m, 5f
See all +

More

Authors

Stark Young

Stark Young (1881 – 1963) was an American teacher, playwright, novelist, painter, literary critic and essayist. Young taught at the University of Mississippi in 1905-1907, and then moved to the University of Texas at Austin. There he established the Texas Review and became involved with theater. In 191 ...

View full profile

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (29 January 1860– 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor thro ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences