Chekhov’s masterful last play is a work of timeless, bittersweet beauty about the fading fortunes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their status in a changing world. Translated and adapted by Frank Dwyer and Nicholas Saunders.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Marsha Mason as Madame Lyubov Andreyevna Ranyevskaya
Hector Elizondo as Leonid Andreyevich Gayev
Michael Cristofer as Yermolay Alekseyevich Lopakhin
Jennifer Tilly as Dunyasha (Avdotya Fyodorovna)
Joey Slotnick as Semyon Panteleyevich Yepikhodov
Christy Keefe as Anya Ranyevskaya
Amy Pietz as Varya Ranyevskaya
Jordan Baker as Charlotta Ivanovna
Jeffrey Jones as Boris Borisovich Semyonov-Pischick
Charles Durning as Feers
Jon Chardiet as Yasha/Passer-By
Tim DeKay as Pyotr Sergeyevich Trofimov
Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in April of 2001.