Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, presented in a version by Andrew Upton and starring Wanamaker, who returns to the National to play Ranyevskaya, opens this year's Travelex £12 season in the Olivier Theatre, beginning performances May 10, prior to an official opening May 17.
The cast also includes Claudie Blakley (as Varya), Mark Bonnar (Trofimov), Pip Carter (Yepihodov), Kenneth Cranham (Firs), Paul Dodds, Craige Els, Mark Fleischmann, Colin Haigh, Conleth Hill (Lopakhin), Gerald Kyd (Yasha), James Laurenson (Gaev), Tim McMullan (Simyonov-Pischik), Jessica Regan, Tim Samuels, Emily Taaffe (Dunyasha), Stephanie Thomas, Joseph Thompson, Rosie Thomson, Ellie Turner, Charity Wakefield (Anya) and Sarah Woodward (Charlotta). The production is directed by Howard Davies, with designs by Bunny Christie; they last collaborated on The White Guard at the National, for which Christie won the 2010 Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Designer. Lighting is by Neil Austin, with music by Dominic Muldowney and sound by Paul Groothuis.
Zoё Wanamaker and Conleth Hill Star in The Cherry Orchard at National Theatre
To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7452 3000, or visit www.nationaltheatre.org.uk.