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La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
562-944-9801
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4.8 average rating
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68 reviews
24 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

My full review at http://toucanplaythisgame.blogspot.com/2011/07/cherry-orchard-national-theatre-live.html?spref=fb

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14 reviews
67 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

Wonderful venue and way to view live international theater. Great filming, sound, screen and of course the production itself was stellar. An exellent adaptation and beautiful set and costumes as well. Just note that there is an intermission and it...continued

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7 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

This is an excellent interoperation of Chekov's play.
All actors were superb.

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Website

http://lamiradatheatre.com/cherryorchard.htm

Description

Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, directed by NT Associate Director Howard Davies, whose recent productions of Russian plays (including Philistines, Burnt By the Sun and The White Guard) have earned huge critical acclaim. Zoë Wanamaker will play Madame Ranevskaya. Set at the very start of the twentieth century, The Cherry Orchard captures a poignant moment in Russia’s history as the country rolls inexorably towards 1917. Ranyevskaya returns more or less bankrupt after ten years abroad. Luxuriating in her fading moneyed world and regardless of the increasingly hostile forces outside, she and her brother snub the lucrative scheme of Lopakhin, a peasant turned entrepreneur, to save the family estate. In so doing, they put up their lives to auction and seal the fate of the beloved orchard.

Cast:

Zoë Wanamaker as M. Ranevskaya

Claudie Blakley as Varya

Mark Bonnar as Trofimov

Pip Carter as Yepihodov

Kenneth Cranham as Firs

Conleth Hill as Lopakhin

Gerald Kyd as Yasha

James Laurenson as Gaev

Tim McMullan as Simyonov-Pischik

Emily Taaffe as Dunyasha

Charity Wakefield as Anya

Sarah Woodward as Charlotta