The Cherry Orchard

Role: Varya
Run: August 11 – August 22, 2004
Director: Michael Greif
Writer: Anton Chekhov, translated by Paul Schmidt
Theater: Adams Memorial Theater (Williamstown Theater Festival)

Co-stars:
Linda Emond….Liubov Ranyevskaya
Jessica Chastain….Anya
Reed Birney….Leonid Gayev
Ritchie Coster….Yermolai Lopakhin
Chris Messina….Petya Trofimov
Lee Wilkof….Boris Semyonov-Pischik
Brenda Wehle….Carlotta
Jonathan Fried….Semyon Yepikhodov
Jessica Stone….Dunyasha
Frank Raiter….Firs
Jason Kaufman….Yasha
John Forest….Stationmaster

Synopsis:
A Russian family stands on the verge of losing their country estate, with its magnificent cherry orchard, because they can’t make the mortgage payments.

Michelle’s character:
Michelle’s plays Varya, Liubov’s long-suffering stepdaughter.

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Links:
Variety Review
Frugal Fun Review
Curtain Up Review
New York Times Review
Williamstown Theater Festival Website

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