Set in Russia at the turn of the century, The Cherry Orchard
chronicles a noblewoman's return to her family estate after a five-year absence to escape troubling memories of her son's death. Lyubov Ranevskaya arrives home to find the cherry orchard in full bloom, bu tthe finances of the estate on the verge of ruin. Lyubov and her brother, Gaev, find themselves scrambling to retain a vision of gentility amidst a climate of huge social and economic transition.
Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes back playwright Stephen Karam on the heels of his enormously successful and critically-acclaimed play, The Humans. Simon Godwin is an Associate Artist at the Royal Court and Bristol Old Vic and makes his Broadway debut following two critically-acclaimed productions at the National including The Beaux' Stragem
and Man and Superman