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An Immersive Re-Imagining of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

Paris, France
October 6 & 7, 2022

We Will Return in the Spring delves into Chekhov’s iconic work The Cherry Orchard through an interdisciplinary approach that blends movement, music, and media with audience immersion.

Audiences are invited to join the family in welcoming home their beloved matriarch. As the revelries turn sour, and the imminent loss of the estate looms near, the festivities are cut short and the world of the play cracks open, luring the audience in the secrets hidden in the estate's corners and into the subconscious world of Chekhov’s characters. 

We Will Return in the Spring is an opportunity to see past the seemingly flawless beauty of the cherry blossoms, dig into the soil, and expose what is poisoning the orchard at its roots.

A site-specific piece designed for historic spaces that allude to Europe’s past, the work preserves the essence of the themes that Chekhov raised at a moment of colossal change, while transporting the narrative to the 21st century European context.

October 6 at 6pm

October 7 at 1pm and at 6pm

4 rue des Trois Portes, 75005 Paris

Duration: 2h
Ticket reservation obligatory via Weezevent - the show is recommended for ages 7+


Download the program for We Will Return in the Spring 2022 (pdf file, in French).

Created and adapted by Simón Adinia Hanukai with the ensemble

Directed by Simón Adinia Hanukai

Assistant Direction by Mélanie Dorey

Music Direction by Alexis Pivot

Costumes and sets by Tulio Morais

Lighting by François Luberne

Stage Management by William Chevalier, Sarah Gachet 

Translated by Ariane Raynaud

Dramaturgy and writing support by Anita Kirpalani

The ensemble: Nicolas Giret-Famin, Pamina de Hauteclocque, Eva Carmen Jarriau, Stephanie Lanier, June McGrane, Alexis Pivot, Sophie Richelieu, Mahmoud Saïd, Guillaume Tagnati 


A project of Kaimera Productions in association with Mipana Company.

Developed in partnership with the Château de Belloy-Saint-Leonard in Picardie with the support of the Polycarpe Foundation. 


Château de Belloy Saint Leonard, Picardie, November 2018

Les Traversées du Marais 2019

September 8, 2019

Excerpts of We Will Return in the Spring were presented at the Hôtel de Sully, as part of the festival Les Traversées du Marais in September 2019 with the support of the Centre des monuments nationaux (National Monuments Center).

Festival Les Traversées du Marais, Hôtel de Sully, Paris, September 2019

The presentation featured: Mathilde Ahmed, Sarah Bertholon, Marie Bétrisey, Aline Boucraut, Anne-Jacqueline Bousch, Claire Butard, Eliza Calmat, Stephanie Campion, Nicolas Coquentin, Hannah Coyle, Louise Denyer, Rébecca Dereims, Alessandra Domenici, Christelle Garcia Moya, Candice Gatticchi, Marie-Laure Girard, Louise Herrero, Tiffany Hofstetter, Beth Jervis, Odile Lavie, Delphine Lefranc, Laura Mariani, Kate McCarthy, Juliette Mézergues, Audrey Mikondo, Julia Osete, Sandra Parra, Fanny Pascaud, Mélanie Peyre, Andres Peyrot, Sandra Piquemal, Pauline Rémond, Diane Renier, Élise Rochet, Perrine Rostand, Estelle Rotier, Ugo Savary, Marie Schnakenbourg, Alice Suquet, Catherine Toffaletti, Corinne Valancogne, Marie Valentin, Elizabeth Wautlet

Stage Management by Jeremy Coffman

For more information on We Will Return in the Spring, download the PDF below.

🇫🇷 For the French version of this page, click here. 

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