Unfinished at the time of his death in 1950, Why She Would Not will be presented with a newly written final scene by Israel Horovitz. Additionally, to honor Shaw's background as a theater critic turned playwright, Staller also commissioned journalists David Cote, Michael Feingold, Jeremy McCarter, and Robert Simonson to each write a new ending for the play. Each of these endings will also be presented, narrated by its author.
In Why She Would Not, a brash and ambitious young man, who happens to be unemployed, saves a woman from being robbed. She introduces him into her wildly successful family business and he eventually comes to run it. She will not however, consent to marry him.
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