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Engaging Shaw
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Engaging Shaw

Theatre 40
Theatre 40
241 South Moreno Dr
Beverly Hills, CA , 90212

 

            England, 1897. Charlotte Payne-Townshend, wealthy Irish heiress, meets George Bernard Shaw, the financially challenged but famous Irish playwright and political activist (He’s a Fabian Socialist). Will sparks fly?

            Shaw is a notorious flirt and heartbreaker. He enjoys romancing women, though not particularly interested in sex. The thrill of the hunt is the main attraction for Shaw: the pursuit of women, not the keeping of them. In present-day parlance, he’d be considered a sexist.

            But Charlotte is not quite like any other woman that Shaw has met before. She is a woman that he must consider to be his intellectual peer. They thrive in each other’s company, but can he resist her when she wants to take their relationship to the next level? “No man can resist a woman once she has set her sights on him, unless thwarted by another woman,” declares Charlotte. But Beatrice Webb, co-founder of the London School of Economics, who introduced the pair, also has strong feelings for Shaw.

            Will Charlotte get her man?

March 15 - April 15, 2018
sundays:
2:00pm
thursdays:
8:00pm
fridays:
8:00pm
saturdays:
8:00pm
Genre: Comedy
Ticketing Website: http://theatre40.org