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The Cherry Orchard | Study Guide

Anton Chekhov

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The Cherry Orchard | Characters

Character Description
Lyubov Andreyevna Ranevskaya Lyubov Andreyevna Ranevskaya is a good-natured, aristocratic landowner with a tragic and sometimes dissolute past. Read More
Leonid Andreyevich Gayev Leonid Andreyevich Gayev is Lyubov Andreyevna's brother. She sometimes addresses him as "Lyonya." Read More
Anya Anya, 17, is the younger daughter of Lyubov Andreyevna. Read More
Varya Varya, 24, is Lyubov Andreyevna's adopted older daughter. Read More
Lopakhin Yermolai Alekseyevich Lopakhin is a rich merchant. Read More
Trofimov Pyotr Sergeyevich Trofimov is a student and former tutor of Lyubov Andreyevna's son. Read More
Dunyasha Dunyasha is the maid in the household.
Firs Firs is Gayev and Lyubov Andreyevna's old servant.
Charlotta Ivanovna Charlotta Ivanovna is Anya's eccentric governess.
Boris Borisovich Semyonov-Pishchik Boris Borisovich Semyonov-Pishchik is a landowner and family friend.
Post-office clerk The post-office clerk attends a dance at Lyubov Andreyevna's home.
Stationmaster The stationmaster recites poetry at Lyubov Andreyevna's dance.
Stranger The stranger asks Lyubov Andreyevna for money near the cherry orchard.
Yasha Yasha is a young footman who traveled with Lyubov Andreyevna and Anya to France.
Semyon Panteleyevich Yepikhodov Semyon Panteleyevich Yepikhodov is the family's clerk.
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