The Cherry Orchard

Play - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater (February 17, 1977 - April 10, 1977)
Vivian Beaumont Theater (June 29, 1977 - August 07, 1977)
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  • Opening Date: February 17, 1977
  • Closing Date: August 7, 1977
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 110

Playwright: Anton Chekhov

Synopsis

Russian aristocrat Lyubov returns from Paris to her childhood estate, which is due to be sold. Anton Chekhov's 1903 play highlights the growing irrelevancy of the Russian upper classes as the former peasant class begins to gain power.

 

Opening Night Cast

John Ahlberg Ensemble
C. K. Alexander Simeonov-Pishchik, Boris Borisovich
David Clennon Trofimov, Petr Sergeyevich
Suzanne Collins Ensemble
Varya
William Duff-Griffin Stationmaster
Bernard Duffy Ensemble
Christine Estabrook in The Cherry Orchard Christine Estabrook Dunyasha
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Opening Night Production Credits

Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov Writer
  Jean-Claude van Itallie Translator
  Andrei Serban Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Costume Design
  Jennifer Tipton Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Actress in a Play Irene Worth Winner
1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Meryl Streep Nominee
1977 Outstanding Lighting Design Jennifer Tipton Winner
1977 Outstanding Set Design Santo Loquasto Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Director of a Play Andrei Serban Winner
1977 Outstanding Set Design Santo Loquasto Winner
1977 Special Award Elizabeth Swados Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Theatre World Award Michael Cristofer Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Actress in a Play Irene Worth Nominee
1977 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Santo Loquasto Winner
1977 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jennifer Tipton Winner
1977 Most Innovative Production of a Revival   Nominee
1977 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Santo Loquasto Nominee
 
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