Druid presents Anton Chekhov’s

The Cherry Orchard

In a version by Tom Murphy
DATE 22 February – 7 March
LOCATION Galway City
VENUE Black Box Theatre
PRICE €22-€28

Times are changing. An old way of life is dying out. A family faces extinction. A country prepares for revolution. And the cherry orchard? What will become of it?

Image Matthew Thompson

Bringing together one of the world’s great classic plays and one of Ireland’s greatest writers, Druid presents Tom Murphy’s version of Chekhov’s masterpiece.

Directed by Garry Hynes, with the acclaimed team behind DruidShakespeare, this production will star Derbhle Crotty and other leading members of the Druid Ensemble, alongside a large company of actors.

Druid’s production of The Cherry Orchard, a play about land, legacy and the struggle between tradition and change, will be the first major production of Tom Murphy’s work since his death in 2018.

In a first for Irish theatre, this production will be live-streamed to cinemas worldwide.

Cast includes: Derbhle Crotty, Ian-Lloyd Anderson, Siobhán Cullen, Megan Cusack, Peter Daly, Rachel Feeney, Garrett Lombard, Aaron Monaghan, Rory Nolan, Helen Norton, John Olohan and Marty Rea

Director Garry Hynes
Set and Costume Francis O’Connor
Co-Costume Doreen McKenna
Lighting James F. Ingalls
Sound Gregory Clarke
Movement David Bolger
Music Conor Linehan
Assistant Costume Clíodhna Hallissey

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