Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, a New Adaptation
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Featured review from Ymka
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Went with three of my friends, we all loved it!
I think Lyubov Andreevna Ranevskaya (Julie Garfield) looked and acted the way you'd imagine her after reading The Cherry Orchard in original (I am Russian, fluent in Russian, grow up on Russian Classics).
Wonderful actors, friendly staff.
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This is my first review and I feel compelled to write it. Being Russian myself, fluent in both language and culture, I was bitterly disappointed by this portrayal of The Cherry Orchard. It represents an intentional mauling of this great classic. ...continued
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“…it was impossible for me not to enjoy moments of Terry Schreiber’s fast-paced and energetic production of_ The Cherry Orchard._..what I found myself watching…was a group of young actors diving headlong into the emotions of the text, proudly throwing themselves up against the walls of Chekhov’s emotional architecture.” -Theatre Is Easy
“I left the theatre as if seeing this classic piece for the first time…Schreiber brilliantly navigates the balance between comedy and tragedy that makes this play, like all of Chekhov’s best work, so human and so humane.” -nytheatre.com
“A true test of ability comes in the challenge to perform the work of an iconic playwright well…the respective players at the T. Schreiber Studio can safely hold their costumed heads high as they accomplished this tremendous feat with seeming ease.” —Review Fix
Written by Anton Chekhov
A New Adaptation by Carol Rocamora
Directed by Terry Schreiber
Written in 1904, The Cherry Orchard presaged the waning influence of the Russian aristocracy and the social upheaval that reverberated throughout the country a decade later.
Julie Garfield will star as Madame Ranevskaya. During her 40-year career, she has appeared alongside Tony Award-winner George C. Scott and Harvey Keitel in The Death of a Salesman, and been featured in the films Love Story and Goodfellas. Garfield received the Theatre World Award for her performance as Sonya in the Roundabout Theater production of Uncle Vanya. She is the daughter of Academy Award-nominated and Broadway actor John Garfield.