The Cherry Orchard

Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 at the door. ID required.
General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 at the door.


Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Libby Appel
Directed by Lura Dolas
Oct 23 – Nov 1, Zellerbach Playhouse

Poignant and wry, with a tapestry of rich characters

At the start of the twentieth century, as Russia rolls toward revolution, widowed Ranevskaya returns home after years abroad to discover that her estate and its cherry orchard are at risk of being sold. In Chekhov’s great classic, Ranevskaya and her family must confront their shifting fortunes in order to save their beloved orchard, or else they are doomed to lose it.

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