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Dianne Wiest in The Cherry Orchard
(© Carol Rosegg)
Dianne Wiest in The Cherry Orchard
(© Carol Rosegg)
Classic Stage Company has announced an additional extension of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, which will now play through January 8. Andrei Belgrader has directed the production.

Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece will be presented in a translation by John Christopher Jones. The play centers on Madame Ranevskaya and her family, who are blind to the winds of change that are about to overtake them and their cherished cherry orchard.

The company features John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), Ken Cheeseman (Pischick), Daniel Davis (Gaev), Alvin Epstein (Fiers), Josh Hamilton (Trofimov), Slate Holmgren (Yasha), Roberta Maxwell (Charlotta), Juliet Rylance (Varya), Michael Urie (Yepikhodov), Elisabeth Waterston (Dunyasha) and Katherine Waterston (Anya).

The production has scenic design by Santo Loquasto, costume design by Marco Piemontese, lighting design by James F. Ingalls, hair design by Paul Huntley and original music by Christian Frederickson and Ryan Rumery.

For TheaterMania's review of The Cherry Orchard, click here.

For more information and tickets, click here.

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