History Theatre / TheCherryOrchard

24th Jun '16 12:24:43 AM PaulA
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* SelfMadeMan: Yermolai Alekhseevich Lopajin became rich despite starting as peasant, as a direct contrast with Impoverished Patricians like Madame Ranevskaya, Gaiev or Simeonov-Pischik.
30th May '16 1:34:52 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: If Ranyevskaya had let Lopakin convert ''part'' of the cherry orchard into summer cottages, the income might have been enough to save the rest of it, but her stubborn insistance on keeping the orchard exactly the way it was doomed it to complete destruction.
25th Jan '16 4:15:25 PM aye_amber
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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Expressed by most of the other characters towards Varya and Lopakhin. [[spoiler:They don't.]]

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Expressed by most of the other characters towards Varya and Lopakhin. [[spoiler:They [[spoiler: They don't.]]
11th Mar '15 4:28:43 PM Patachou
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The play is parodied by Creator/MontyPython on ''AudioPlay/AnotherMontyPythonRecord'' with the Gumbies performing it, naturally transforming everything into one brain dead chaos.
4th Mar '15 9:17:48 AM MrUnderhill
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* WeCouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: If Ranyevskaya had let Lopakin convert ''part'' of the cherry orchard into summer cottages, the income might have been enough to save the rest of it, but her stubborn insistance on keeping the orchard exactly the way it was doomed it to complete destruction.

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* WeCouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: If Ranyevskaya had let Lopakin convert ''part'' of the cherry orchard into summer cottages, the income might have been enough to save the rest of it, but her stubborn insistance on keeping the orchard exactly the way it was doomed it to complete destruction.
4th Mar '15 9:16:49 AM MrUnderhill
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* WeCouldHAveAvoidedThisPlot: If Ranyevskaya had let Lopakin convert ''part'' of the cherry orchard into summer cottages, the income might have been enough to save the rest of it, but her stubborn insistance on keeping the orchard exactly the way it was doomed it to complete destruction.

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* WeCouldHAveAvoidedThisPlot: WeCouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: If Ranyevskaya had let Lopakin convert ''part'' of the cherry orchard into summer cottages, the income might have been enough to save the rest of it, but her stubborn insistance on keeping the orchard exactly the way it was doomed it to complete destruction.
4th Mar '15 9:16:30 AM MrUnderhill
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* WeCouldHAveAvoidedThisPlot: If Ranyevskaya had let Lopakin convert ''part'' of the cherry orchard into summer cottages, the income might have been enough to save the rest of it, but her stubborn insistance on keeping the orchard exactly the way it was doomed it to complete destruction.
26th Dec '13 3:50:00 AM Orihime
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** Gaev. He makes a speech about the nobleness of a book cupboard... ''with a straight face.'' That's also just the tip of the iceberg! Besides fetishizing the book cupboard, he has an unhealthy obsession with lemon drops and billiards and he provokes his nieces to to shut him up on many an occasion.

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** Gaev. He makes a speech about the nobleness of a book cupboard... ''with a straight face.'' That's also just the tip of the iceberg! Besides fetishizing the book cupboard, he has an unhealthy obsession with lemon drops and billiards and he provokes his nieces to to shut him up on many an occasion. [[spoiler: Played ''far'' more seriously when he and Lopakhin return from the auction where the former purchased the orchard, where he's seen in a quite severe HeroicBSOD state.]]



** Yepikhodov. Besides being referred to as "Catastrophy Corner" the entire play because of his clumsiness, he also frequently starts a sentence not knowing how it's going to... come to a... final... state of being.

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** Yepikhodov. Besides being referred to as "Catastrophy Corner" the entire play [[TheKlutz because of his clumsiness, clumsiness]], he also frequently starts a sentence not knowing how it's going to... come to a... final... state of being.



* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Anya, at age 17, handles the whole plot as gracefully and maturely as she can. In fact, she comforts her mother when [[spoiler: she suffers an HeroicBSOD after learning that Lopakhin has brought the orchard.]]

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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Anya, at age 17, handles the whole plot as gracefully and maturely as she can. In fact, she fetched her mother back from Paris after [[spoiler: she attempts to kill herself]] and then comforts her mother when [[spoiler: she suffers an HeroicBSOD after learning that Lopakhin has brought the orchard.]]
24th Dec '13 2:50:44 PM Orihime
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* StaircaseTumble: One takes place in Act III. [[spoiler: After a verbal spat with Ranyevskaya, Trofimov storms off... and this happens to him.]]
24th Dec '13 2:47:01 PM Orihime
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* WhatTheHellHero: At Act IV, Anya is not happy when she learns that [[spoiler: Lopakhin wanted to start cutting down the orchard ''when the family is still in the state'']]. She calls him out and he orders for the work to be stopped.
* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Anya, at age 17, handles the whole plot as gracefully and maturely as she can. In fact, she comforts her mother when [[spoiler: she suffers an HeroicBSOD after learning that Lopakhin has brought the orchard.]]
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