Fanny’s First Play

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About This Show

A young author, Fanny O’Dowda, is indulged by her conservative and aesthetic father, a wealthy Irish Count, with a private performance of her first play. Several London critics are invited to see the anonymous work which turns out to be a realistic comedy of middle-class morals. An almost-engaged couple land in jail for disorderly behavior. This shocks their parents into agreeing to an entirely different matrimonial arrangement: Bobby is to marry a “lady of joy” and Margaret becomes engaged to her parents’ footman who turns ou to be a duke’s brother. And there’s a French naval lieutenant who praises all this outrageous behavior as typically English, which of course it isn’t. Fanny’s First Play, written by George Bernard Shaw, is directed by Todd Hammond.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: July 5, 2001 Final Performance: September 22, 2001

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