The Plays

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The Admirable Crichton
J.M. Barrie's rich comedy of the role reversals that ensue when when an aristocratic family are shipwrecked on a deserted island with their ever resourceful butler.
The Arcadians
"Fantastic Musical Play" in three acts about a legendary land of rural perfection peopled by beautiful virtuous innocents. By Mark Ambient and Alexander M. Thompson, with lyrics by Arthur Wimperis and music by Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot
Caesar and Cleopatra
A historical play by George Bernard Shaw recounting the torrid love affair between Julius Caesar of Rome and Queen Cleopatra of Egypt.
A Doll's House
Drama by Henrik Ibsen telling the story of a dutiful wife becoming disillusioned and dissatisfied with her unforgiving and condescending husband.
The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde's farcical comedy of social manners in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae in order to escape burdensome social obligations.
Hedda Gabler
Henrik Ibsen's story of a woman who marries out of desperation but finds life with her bookish husband to be stiflingly dull.
An Ideal Husband
A comedy of duty, blackmail and political corruption by Oscar Wilde.