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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
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The show actually starts at 7, not 7:30!!
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We parked on the street around the corner with no problems. It was a Sunday night
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"The School For Scandal"
20 ratings
3.6 average rating
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37 events
10 reviews
8 stars
attended May 15 2008

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

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended May 20 2008

Sir and Lady Teazel were great. It was very cute.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended May 08 2008

Incredible acting. Hilarious play. Loved it.

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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