The Cherry Orchard: A Comedy in Four Acts / Edition 3

The Cherry Orchard: A Comedy in Four Acts / Edition 3

by Anton Chekhov, Jean Claude Van Itallie
     
 

In The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov's 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… See more details below

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In The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov's 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822214502
Publisher:
Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
6
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)

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