Russian Theatre Group to Perform Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard in Burlington, VT. April 20, 2017

Visitors from Yaroslavl, Russia, will be in Burlington for a week-long visit from April 17-24 as part of a Burlington Yaroslavl Sister City Program exchange. A highlight of the visit will be a free performance of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard by the Yaroslavl Atmosphere Theatre Studio. The FREE performance, in Russian with English subtitles, will be on Thursday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Burlington High School.

The following night, April 21 at 7:00pm, the theatre troupe will give a shorter performance and selected reading at Middlebury College, to be followed by a discussion.  The performance will be in Russian, and the discussion will be in English and Russian with translation. This FREE event will take place in Chateau 005 and is open to the public.

Thanks to the many local businesses and organizations that are supporting this exchange and have stepped up to welcome our sister city guests from Yaroslavl:

Burlington High School Burlington Yaroslavl Sister City Program

City of Burlington

Church Street Marketplace

Hotel Vermont

Marriott Hotel

Middlebury College

RiRa Irish Pub

Short Stop Deli

University of Vermont

Atmosphere Theatre Studio in Yaroslalvl performs Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard.

For more information about the Burlington Yaroslavl Sister City Program, contact

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