The Cherry Orchard
by Anton Chekhov
Ermolai Lopakhin Timeline and Summary
- Lopakhin welcomes Lubov, who's just returned from Paris. He reminds her that the estate auction has been set for August 22nd, and suggests a plan to save the estate. Lubov is not interested.
- In Act 2, Lopakhin urges Lubov and Gaev to take action, but they decline. He gets frustrated.
- Lopakhin buys the orchard. He plans to turn it into vacation homes right away.
- Lopakhin sees off Lubov and the family. He does not propose to Varya.