It is the turn of the 20th century and Russia is changing rapidly - the serfs have been emancipated, a new middle class is
arising and the aristocracy is struggling to come to terms with their reduced role in society.Seeking to preserve a life of
leisure and luxury, Madame Ranevsky must consider selling her estate, including her family's precious cherry orchard. But
when faced with these hard decisions, Ranevsky remains in denial.Charting a period of tumultuous change, Chekhov creates a
cast of tangible and unforgettable characters whose destiny is both tragic and inevitable. A touching masterpiece, The Cherry
Orchard was Chekhov's final play and perhaps his best.