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    “The Cherry Orchid” teaches lessons on regrets and letting go

    The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance and the Kupferberg Center for the Arts held a production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” directed by Lisa Rothe earlier this month. At Rathaus Hall M-11, the play first ran from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 and again from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8. “The Cherry Orchard” takes place in Russia during the early 1900s. Lyubov Ranevskaya returns from Paris poor and her family intends to sell their cherry orchard. She resists the idea, a metaphor for missed chances in her life. Compared to Chekov’s other serious works, “The Cherry Orchard” is a comedic play. The scenery of the play contains both a…