2hr. 25min. (1 intermission)
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Set in Russia at the turn of the 20th century, The Cherry Orchard chronicles a noblewoman's return to her family estate after a five-year absence to escape troubling memories of her son's death. Lyubov Ranevskaya arrives home to find the cherry orchard in full bloom but the finances of the estate on the verge of ruin. Lyubov and her brother, Gaev, find themselves scrambling to retain a vision of gentility amid a climate of huge social and economic transition.