The School For Scandal: Sheridan's Uproarious Comedy at the Folger Theatre
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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I have seen this play before so I am not new to it. I did not like this version because it was very overdone, overplayed and some of the characters miscast. Sheridan is supposed to be over the top, but this was too much. Tom Story should not...continued
The School for Scandal
By Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Directed by Richard Clifford
True loves and true characters are revealed amid gossip, clever pretenses, and ostensibly compromising situations. It’s all Surface and Candour in this witty comedy of very bad manners and irresistible folly. This classic, which premiered in London in 1777, is Sheridan’s crowning achievement.
Steve Beall — Bumper/Servant
Clinton Brandhagen — Charles Surface
Nathaniel P. Claridad — Backbite
Catherine Flye — Mrs. Candour
Laura C. Harris — Maria
John Lescault — Crabtree/Moses
Hugh Nees — Oliver Surface
Cody Nickell — Joseph Surface
Kate Eastwood Norris — Lady Teazle
David Sabin — Peter Teazle
Margo Seibert — Maid
Theodore M. Snead — Careless
Tom Story — Lady Sneerwell
Shane Wallis — Snake/Trip
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