The School For Scandal: Sheridan's Uproarious Comedy at the Folger Theatre
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History, myth and a contemporary wit are frequent bedfellows in Scottish poet Carol Ann Duffy's work. A celebrated and award-winning poet, writer and playwright, Duffy has won the T.S. Eliot Prize and a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, among others, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in 2009, the first woman to hold the position. Her collections of poetry include The Bees, Rapture and Jubilee Lines. For this appearance, she'll read selections from her own work and from her favorite works by others. Learn More
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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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