Originally Lyuba Ranyevskaya
Louisa (with her brother Leo) is co-owner of the farm. Louisa is a romantic; love is her strength and her downfall. She’s in her element in the company of men, they adore her. She’s kind, sexy and great fun to be with but she’s sentimental and easily distracted. Louisa has been living for years in France with her lover, who has bled her dry. At the play’s opening she’s returned home after five years abroad.