Monday, January 15, 2018

Theatre News: The Cherry Orchard Royal Exchange and Bristol Old Vic co-production announces full cast

Former RSC artistic director Michael Boyd will direct the production

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Full Cast Announced for Michael Boyd's THE CHERRY ORCHARD at Bristol Old Vic by BroadwayWorld

Full casting for Michael Boyd's much anticipated production of The Cherry Orchard is announced today as rehearsals begin for the Bristol Old Vic and Royal Exchange Theatre co-production. Ror…

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

2017: Best shows from around the UK by The Stage

We asked our critics across the UK to pick their favourite production of the past 12 months The Cherry Orchard – Sherman Theatre,

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Ethan Hawke talks to Laura Barton about working with Sam Mendes by Laura Barton

Ethan Hawke has spent his career cast as the perpetual slacker student. Now, at 38 and part of Sam Mendes's latest theatrical outing, does he finally feel grown up? Laura Barton finds out.T…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tony Nominee & The Cosby Show Star Earle Hyman Has Died by Lindsey Sullivan

Screen and stage star Earle Hyman passed away on November 17 at age 91. Known for playing Bill Cosby's father on The Cosby Show, Hyman had numerous Broadway and off-Broadway credits…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Theatre News: Frankenstein and new Maxine Peake play in Royal Exchange 2018 season

Michael Boyd will also direct a production of The Cherry Orchard

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Chekhov's revolutions: the Russian master still speaks to a world in flux by Lyn Gardner

On the centenary of the Russian revolution, a glut of revivals show Chekhov’s characters struggling to adjust to the social earthquakes that engulf themIt’s over a decade since Katie Mit…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review: The Cherry Orchard at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

An extraordinary coda: Giles Croft marks the end of his tenure at Nottingham Playhouse in poignant style. The post Review: The Cherry Orchard at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Bristol Old Vic to adapt The Cherry Orchard and Touching the Void in 2018 by Georgia Snow

Bristol Old Vic is to stage a new version of The Cherry Orchard, translated by Rory Mullarkey and directed by Michael Boyd,

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Theatre News: Bristol Old Vic announces Touching the Void and The Cherry Orchard adaptations for 2018

A new play interrogating the role of Bristol within the slave trade will also be workshopped

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Review: Review: The Cherry Orchard (Nottingham Playhouse)

Giles Croft directs his final show as artistic director at Nottingham Playhouse

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Starry Seagull Film from Stephen Karam & Michael Mayer Set for 2018 Release by Sony by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull has landed in the hands of Sony Pictures Classics for a 2018 release, according to Deadline. The previously announced&nbs…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Albion; A Woman of No Importance; The Lady from the Sea review – gardeners question the times by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Vaudeville; Donmar, all LondonMike Bartlett conjures a potent state of the nation address while Wilde and Ibsen’s wronged heroines still resonateRarely has so baggy a play burned …

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The Cherry Orchard review – all change for Chekhov by Clare Brennan

Sherman theatre, CardiffDenise Black stars as a hard-drinking matriarch in this slimmed-down reimagining of the Russian’s play, relocated to Pembrokeshire in 1982In his new play, Gary Owen…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Cherry Orchard review – uprooted Chekhov chimes with Thatcher's Britain by Lyn Gardner

Sherman theatre, Cardiff The red-hot team of playwright Gary Owen and director Rachel O’Riordan relocate the Russian classic to 1980s WalesPlaywright Gary Owen and director Rachel O’Rior…

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Review: Review: The Cherry Orchard (Sherman Theatre)

Iphigenia in Splott playwright Gary Owen adapts and updates Chekhov's masterwork

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Cherry Orchard review at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff – ‘gently heartbreaking’ by Rosemary Waugh

Gary Owen’s new version of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is a gloriously inventive reimagining that wrings the grief from the original,

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Rachel O’Riordan: Replanting The Cherry Orchard shows the importance of using new voices to tell ‘sacred stories’ by Rachel O'Riordan

It might be argued that adaptation can be a pointless endeavour. Why not just write a brand new play? But there is

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

If you love classic theatre, don’t be afraid to break the rules: Ravi Jain by Ravi Jain - Special To The Star

‘Irreverent reverence’ is the key to great adaptations, writes Ravi Jain, who dared to revise Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard and David French’s Salt-Water Moon.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Reimagined THE CHERRY ORCHARD Starts Tonight at Sherman Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Sherman Theatre Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan is to direct a radical reimagining of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard by the celebrated playwright Gary Owen. The Sherman Theatre presents The…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Cast announced for Nottingham Playhouse’s Cherry Orchard by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The cast has been announced for The Cherry Orchard at Nottingham Playhouse – the last production for outgoing artistic director Giles Croft. This post Cast announced for Not…

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​​​Mikhail​​​ Baryshnikov to perform in Chicago by Morgan Greene

The celebrated dancer, actor and director Mikhail Baryshnikov will perform in the Chicago premiere of “Brodsky/Baryshnikov,” the Cherry Orchard Festival announced Tuesday. Baryshnikov wi…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Sherman Theatre Extends THE CHERRY ORCHARD Due to Popular Demand by BroadwayWorld

In response to hugely positive advance sales the run of performances for The Cherry Orchard will be extended.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE CHERRY ORCHARD at Sherman Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Sherman Theatre Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan is to direct a radical reimagining of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard by the celebrated playwright Gary Owen. The Sherman Theatre presents The…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Critic's Notebook: Fringe Festival? Not This Summer. Fringe Spirit? Definitely. by Laura Collins-Hughes

A plantation-set adaptation of “The Cherry Orchard” and a scatological monologue are visceral reminders of theater’s power to unsettle.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

'The Cherry Orchard' at Barbican Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Barbican Centre in London presents a production of Anton Chekhov’s classic play "The Cherry Orchard."The play was first produced in 1904 at The Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Ko…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Odds & Ends: Tony Winners Sophie Okonedo & Ralph Fiennes to Lead Antony and Cleopatra in London & More by Broadway.com

Ralph Fiennes & Sophie Okonedo to Star in Antony and Cleopatra  Tony winners Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo will star as the title roles in the Shakespeare classic work …

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Casting Announced for Gary Owen's Radically Reimagined THE CHERRY ORCHARD by BroadwayWorld

The cast for Gary Owen's new version of The Cherry Orchard, which transfers the action to early 1980s Pembrokeshire, will feature a broad range of talents from stage and screen including a n…

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Theatre News: Exclusive: Casting announced for Gary Owen's reimagined The Cherry Orchard

Regular collaborators Gary Owen and Rachel O'Riordan will team up on a classic for the first time

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Best theatre shows: our critics’ picks (July 11) by The Stage

Summer’s in bloom, and the theatre tree is heavy with fruit. Our critics head to the cherry orchard to gather the ripest

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Review: The Seagull by Erin Kahn

With the recent popularity of Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, Russian drama has been making a comeback. But long before The Great Comet hit the Broadway stage, there was Anton …

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