National Theatre: She Stoops To Conquer
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Sunday, April 29 • 5:30 pm • James Bridges Theatre at UCLA
The James Bridges Theatre is located in Melnitz Hall on the UCLA Campus
235 Charles E. Young Drive • Los Angeles, CA 90095
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She Stoops To Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith
Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter
with his old pal's son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy
Lumpkin, he's mistaken by his prospective son-in-law Marlow for an
innkeeper, his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, while
Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality he's a charmer with those of a
different stamp. And so, as Hardcastle's indignation intensifies, Miss
Hardcastle's appreciation for her misguided suitor soars. Misdemeanours
multiply, love blossoms, mayhem ensues.
One of the great, generous-hearted
and ingenious comedies of the English language, Goldsmith's She Stoops to
Conquer offers a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional
Running time: 3 hours (including 20-minute interval)