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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard


by Anton Chekhov

The Cherry Orchard Resources


Chekhov Short Stories

201 stories, to be precise

The Proposal

Read the full text of one of Chekhov's farces, a forerunner to the comic touches in The Cherry Orchard.

Chekhov on the NY Times

Chekhov's NY Times topic page, which provides links to all the newspaper's Chekhov-related articles

Chekhov Biography

Brandeis University provides a biography of Chekhov.

Movie or TV Productions

The Cherry Orchard, 1962

This BBC version features Judi Dench as Anya, Peggy Ashcroft as Lubov, and John Gielgud as Gaev.

The Cherry Orchard, 1981

Almost twenty years later, Judi Dench made another TV version, this time playing Lubov.

La Cerisae, 2000

In this French version, Charlotte Rampling plays Lubov.


Young Chekhov

A photo of Chekhov as a young man.

Cherry Orchard

What does a cherry orchard look like, anyway?

Production Photo

A picture from the 2009 production at Brooklyn Academy of Music

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