The Cherry Orchard

Friday 3 – Saturday 18 October 2017
Evenings 7:45pm Matinees Sat 11 Nov, 2:30pm and Thu 16 Nov, 1:30pm

Change is on the horizon in Anton Chekhov’s last and greatest play. The Cherry Orchard tells the story of a family on the edge of ruin and a country on the brink of revolution. When Ranevskaya returns to her country home – with its famous orchard – she is torn between its past and the future.

By turns tragic and funny, this new version by Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens (A Doll’s House, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), is both dynamic and profound.

Giles Croft has chosen this masterpiece as his final production – and first Chekhov – as Artistic Director. Leaving an incredible legacy of productions, don’t miss Giles’ final bow at Nottingham Playhouse.


Best Suited for BTEC Performing Arts/ Acting or GSCE & A Level Drama/ Performing Arts

Our practitioner will lead a practical workshop on truthfulness in acting with your students. Together they will discover what demands naturalism makes on the director and actors.

Choose whether you would like the workshop to focus on The Cherry Orchard or All My Sons and the group will bring the text to life by examining and rehearsing key scenes in the play.

The workshop is suitable for 10 – 30 students and dates and times are flexible to suit your requirements. Booking is subject to availability. Additional travel costs may be required for schools outside of Nottinghamshire.

Price: £150 half day/ £300 full day + VAT

Download our Autumn 2017 Secondary School brochure here.

For more information on any of our school sessions and workshops please email or call 0115 947 4361.

Booking Information

To reserve your tickets for a performance and book wraparound sessions or workshops please call the Box Office on 0115 941 9419.

School tickets for performances are £11 each (subject to availability). One teacher goes free with every ten tickets purchased. For more information please read our School Visits page.