"The Cherry Orchard" Blooms Again

'The Cherry Orchard' is Russian writer Anton Chekhov's last play. To many it's his greatest. The work has been produced hundreds of numerous languages...since its Moscow premiere in 1904. Well-known contemporary playwrights such as David Mamet and Robert Brustein have adapted 'The Cherry Orchard.'

Now the Huntington Theatre is staging a new translation by Richard Nelson. WBUR's Andrea Shea explores whether the world needs one more version of this oft-told classic.

This program aired on January 12, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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Andrea Shea Correspondent, Arts & Culture
Andrea Shea is a correspondent for WBUR's arts & culture reporter.



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