Friday, December 8, 2023

Midnight Mole review – puppet’s cheery takeover of Chekhov’s garden by Chris Wiegand

The Egg theatre, BathSet in the cherry orchard that Madame Ranevsky is preparing to leave, this story leads its young audience on a tactile adventure underground Our host is making a list an…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Donmar Warehouse Will Stage Primary Trust, The Cherry Orchard, More in 2024 Season by Meg Masseron

The season marks artistic director Michael Longhurt's final season with the company.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Big Trip — A Wild Journey at La Mama by Jk Clarke

By Ron Fassler . . .  When his country invaded Ukraine, Dmitry Krymov, a theater director of international reputation, was getting ready to come to the United States and direct Anton Chekho…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:31AM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

2023 Equity Jeff Awards: Goodman, Teatro Vista and American Blues are the big winners by Chris Jones

Monday was an especially good night for the Goodman Theatre, winning for “The Cherry Orchard” and “The Who’s Tommy.”

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 12:30AM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Ghost Land by Steven Morris

Andriy Bondarenko Ghost Land Translated by John Freedman with Vladyslav Hetmanenko   The Butterfly Iura, a Ukrainian soldier (male, 20s – 40s) Iuliia, Iura’s girlfriend/lover (female, 2…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by [email protected]

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike   Reviewed by G. Bruce Smith Little Fish Theatre Through September 3 RECOMMENDED You don’t have to be familiar with Chekhov’s plays to enjoy the late…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

The Cherry Orchard by Steven Morris

The post The Cherry Orchard appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Tuesday, July 4, 2023


Howard Da Silva as Benjamin Franklin in “1776” (1969). Photo by Martha Swope.July 4, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler I’ve been writing 1776-themed columns on July 4…

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Tony Awards: A closer look at the two revival races by Susan King

Revivals have been a mainstay of Broadway for decades. But it wasn’t until the 31st ceremony in 1977 that the Tony Awards added a new category honoring these productions. The nominees for …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 04:00PM
Wednesday, April 19, 2023

The Cherry Orchard | Audience Testimonials | Through May 7 | Goodman Theatre by Goodman Theatre

Extended by popular demand through May 7! Don't miss your chance to experience "The Cherry Orchard"—the production audiences are calling "engaging," "invigorating" and "phenomenal." Get ti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:52PM
Thursday, April 13, 2023

Dancing on the edge of disaster by Kerry Reid

The last great production of The Cherry Orchard I saw was at Steppenwolf, nearly 20 years ago. Tina Landau turned the company’s upstairs theater into a near-immersive experience, with Ricc…

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Emotional Mercury: A Review of “The Cherry Orchard” at Goodman Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

For Goodman's current production of Anton Chekhov’s "The Cherry Orchard," Robert Falls has adapted the classic for speed and to make the laugh lines snap so wickedly hard that they elevate…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Review: ‘The Cherry Orchard’ at Goodman Theatre is the perfect final play for Robert Falls by Chris Jones

Anton Chekhov’s play, as adapted by the director and performed by many of Falls’ favorite actors, is everything I had hoped it would be. Everything and more.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:10PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Robert Falls: Letting Go of the Goodman by American Theatre Editors

After stepping down from the helm of the Chicago theatre he ran for 36 years, he's directing---what else?---Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:37PM

Changes and Endings: An Interview with Director Robert Falls on “The Cherry Orchard” by Mary Wisniewski

For the last play he programmed as Goodman’s artistic director, Falls chose a masterpiece about change and endings—Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard.”

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Friday, March 17, 2023

Robert Falls Returns | The Cherry Orchard Trailer | April 1 - 30 | Goodman Theatre by Goodman Theatre

This April, Robert Falls—"Chicago's Most Essential Director" (Chicago Tribune)—returns to the Goodman to adapt and direct Chekhov's iconic play, THE CHERRY ORCHARD. On stage starting Apr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:41PM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Robert Falls Interview | The Cherry Orchard | April 1 - 30 | Goodman Theatre by Goodman Theatre

"Tragic things happen but it's also quite funny." Director Robert Falls describes why THE CHERRY ORCHARD is a special and timeless play that all audiences can relate to. Tickets are officia…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:08PM
Saturday, December 10, 2022


As an inveterate theatergoer since the age of twelve, I’ve chronicled in these columns and elsewhere about the days when I saw shows on a weekly basis in the late 60s and early 70s. I’ve…

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Monday, November 28, 2022

The Cherry Orchard review – Katie Mitchell presents the view from the trees by Catherine Love

Deutsches Schauspielhaus, HamburgThe director’s latest eco-theatre production gives us fragments of Chekhov’s dialogue and a searing reading of our relationship with nature The orchard o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Who’s afraid of Australian theatre? Why our plays aren’t treated like classics by Anthony Nocera

There’s no shortage of great Australian plays. But when it comes to restagings, local work is consistently overlooked in favour of Miller, Chekov, Albee and Shakespeare Get our weekend cu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:06PM
Monday, November 7, 2022

Mikhail Baryshnikov: ‘The thought of going back to that Brezhnev swamp was impossible’ by Lyndsey Winship

The illustrious ballet dancer on natural insecurity, his defection from the USSR to Canada – and how his body feels these days Mikhail Baryshnikov, 74, is the finest ballet dancer of his g…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:42AM
Sunday, September 25, 2022

The week in theatre: Handbagged; The Cherry Orchard; Clutch – review by Kate Kellaway

Kiln; Yard; Bush, LondonMoira Buffini’s damning satire imagining the Queen’s weekly meetings with Margaret Thatcher acquires poignancy; James Macdonald directs Chekhov in outer space; an…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:25AM
Sunday, September 18, 2022

‘A smart adaptation that works well in surprising ways’: THE CHERRY ORCHARD – The Yard by Laura Kressly

The Yard, London – until 22 October 2022 Through his most recent play An Adventure, writer Vinay Patel proved he can masterfully sustain family dramas grappling with big themes. By stickin…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The Cherry Orchard review – Chekhov in space by Miriam Gillinson

The Yard, LondonVinay Patel’s sci-fi adaptation boldly goes into the future on a rickety starship while exploring entrenched hierarchies and class There is still a cherry orchard in this C…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:55AM
Friday, August 12, 2022

“The Cherry Orchard,” Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble by Justine Nakase

What might Anton Chekov, that Russian master of the nineteenth century, have to say about the current climate crisis? A recent production of The Cherry Orchard by PETE (Portland Experimental…

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

A Holographic Circus: Baryshnikov Art Center’s ‘The Cherry Orchard’ by Alan Smason

By EDWARD RUBIN I seem to remember reading, in all of the hoopla surrounding the Baryshnikov Art Center’s Production of Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard, somebody saying “Unlike anything th…

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

10+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend July 1-4 - See 'A Capitol Fourth, Julie Taymor's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' James Monroe Iglehar by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, July 1 to Monday July 4, for free…

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Monday, June 27, 2022

The Orchard by Jk Clarke

By JK Clarke . . .  Let’s go back to the beginning and remind ourselves that Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is fundamentally about social change. Almost cataclysmic social change in…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:58AM
Sunday, June 26, 2022

The Orchard by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Such an event is the high-tech adaptation at the Baryshnikov Arts Center calling itself "The Orchard," conceived and directed by Igor Golyak, described as based on "The Cherry Orchard" by An…

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Saturday, June 25, 2022

The Orchard **** by Barry Gordin

By: Bernard Carragher June 24, 2022: "The Orchard," based on Anton Chekov's 1903 play "The Cherry Orchard" is at the Baryshnikov Arts Center on 37th Street and acted by the Arlekin Playe…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:41AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Working In This Cutting Edge Fifth Dimension Of Theater Jessica Hecht Discovered Unexpected Magic by Jeryl Brunner

This Breaking Bad actress stars with Mikhail Baryshnikov in 'the Orchard.' The play is an adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:49PM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards