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The Cherry Orchard

24 January to 27 January

Beaumont Street
Oxford, OX1 2LW United Kingdom
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01865 305305
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About The Cherry Orchard

By Anton Chekhov

Adapted and Directed by Harry Brook

Translated by Esmé Buzzard

“Life goes on like I never even lived it.”

Lyubov Ranevskaya rejects a proposal from a familiar face to protect the family estate. Whilst she fights to preserve her idyllic childhood, the whole Gaev family is forced to confront their past and its future. 

The cherry orchard holds their memories, their dreams, and their struggles. Will they find a way to preserve their way of life, or will they lose everything they hold dear?

Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is a masterpiece of theatrical tragicomedy. Presented by student theatre company An Exciting New, Chekhov’s final play examines a society on the brink of collapse as past and future collide.


Tickets

From £14.00

Please see important booking information below.


Booking information

Dates & Times:
Wednesday 24 January at 7.30pm
Thursday 25 January at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Friday 26 January at 8.00pm
Saturday 27 January at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Age guidance: 14+
This production contains strong language, mild physical violence, reference to child death.

Duration:
160 minutes, including an interval.


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