Taking the nation's theatres by storm, Helpmann Award-winning director Simon Stone makes his long-awaited MTC debut with a unique adaptation of one of Chekhov's most magical and tender plays. Starring Pamela Rabe, this boldly original Australian interpretation of the Chekhov classic is not to be missed.
The following reviews include valuable observations of Chekhov's style and themes:
The following resources describe what life was like living under a Tsar (king) and an unequal social structure in the 19th and early 20th century Russia:
A collection of videos showcasing the National Theatre's 2011 London production of The Cherry Orchard. Note the director's discussion of the play's political themes in the first video below.