Venue Details

Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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3.6 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from Rosalind Lacy MacLennan
137 events 30 reviews

In spite of a few bumps in the consistency of style-- different actors with different training backgrounds-- this was a delightful production. David Sabin and Kate Eastwood Norris, as Sir Peter Teazle and Lady Teazle, made it so. I've seen The...continued

reviewed Jun 04 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
30 events 13 reviews

The male playing a female role was disquieting only in the first scene--his/her blonde wig was SMASHING and completed the illusion from then on.

reviewed May 21 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from YK
33 events 11 reviews

The Theater is beautiful but the play was boring and below average.

reviewed May 11 2008 report as inappropriate
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Description

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.

Cast:

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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