This is a staging of ‘The Cherry Orchard’ by Anton Chekhov. On stage there’s a room, and some trees. There are some actors, and a script, and it’s been translated. Everything is ready.
We think we know what it means. We think, although it is a hundred years old, that it’s still relevant. We think, although it’s Russian, that it’s still, kind of, English. It says what we want to say. It tells us about us.
This is a staging of The Cherry Orchard. Thank you.
Performed by Niki Woods, Anna Wilson, Russell Armstrong, Luke Dickson, Mike Farrimond, Kerry Williamson (spring tour), Heather Burton (autumn tour)
Original soundtrack by Alex Bradley
Directed by Neil Mackenzie
Selected for TransEuropa2000, Germany and Split International Festival, Croatia
Supported by Arts Council England, greenroom Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University
‘Consequential, cool and intellectually gripping’ Hildesheimer Allgemeine Zeitung