Everything you need to understand or teach The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.
The Cherry Orchard is a 1903 play by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. While Chekhov described the play as a comedy or farce, many productions have treated the work as a tragedy. The play centers on an aristocratic landowner who is facing the auction of her family estate and the destruction of its beloved cherry orchard. The Cherry Orchard explores themes of the falling aristocracy due to social change in Russia, the abolition of serfdom, and cultural identity.
The Cherry Orchard Lesson Plans contain 140 pages of teaching material, including: