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Shaw Shorts – Orange Tree Theatre
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June 3-4 livestream online
The Orange Tree Theatre is reopening live with these two short Shaw plays but if you can’t get to Richmond, in South West London, they will be streamed online for two performances.
How He Lied to Her Husband and Overruled – a double bill of Bernard Shaw’s short plays directed by Artistic Director Paul Miller.
In How He Lied to Her Husband, Aurora is concerned about what has happened to the poems written for her by her admirer, the impetuous Henry, and fears they may get into the hands of husband Teddy. Henry suggests they confess the truth and go to the theatre as planned… to see Bernard Shaw’s Candida Then Henry arrives home.
Overruled sees two strangers fall in love at sea. Both married, they decide they must part, but then are surprised to find their spouses at a hotel together. They’ve fallen for each other too. Do they stay together or swap?
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