Sheridan’s 18th century satirical masterpiece explores youth and romance played out with wit and wisdom.
When: Saturday, July 7, 2012, 8 p.m.
Where: Solvang Festival Theater, 420 2nd St., Solvang, CA
Cost: Not available
Age limit: 12+
Lydia Languish reads romantic novels: she loves “Ensign Beverly.” Capt. Jack absolute loves Lydia: he’s disguised as “Ensign Beverly.” Bob Acres loves Lydia too: he’s a fool. Sir Anthony absolute loves his own way: he’s a boor. Sir Lucius O’Trigger loves “Delia”: he thinks she’s Lydia in disguise. Mrs. Malaprop loves to butcher English: she is “Delia” in disguise. Faulkland loves Julia: he’s always jealous. Julia loves Faulkland: she’s always patient. Lucy loves money: she delivers all the letters. Fag loves gossip: he’s always talking. No wonder, but great laughter, that rivalries ensue.
Sheridan's sophisticated and comedic language will be best appreciated by children 12 and older.
Event posted May 23, 2012
Last updated June 12, 2012