Marivaux's delightfully contemporary story of love outside the status quo mixes classes and stirs up hearts. Harlequin's neighborhood sweetheart, Sylvia, has been kidnapped by the Prince. He hopes to use the pleasures of his luxurious life to shift her affections in his direction. When classes mix and the cultural habits of marriage are broken, new possibilities send these lover's hearts flying.
Director Timothy Douglas sets Remy Bumppo's production of this pre-French Revolution classic in 1960's
Chicago, when the North and South Sides are captivated by the allure of unfamiliar cultures.
Single tickets go on sale Aug. 3, 2011.