She Stoops to Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer
By Oliver Goldsmith
Directed by Ian Gallanar

Final performance today! Don’t miss She Stoops to Conquer!

Kate Hardcastle has a love problem: Her prospective fiancé is tongue-tied around women of high class but a charmer with the help. Silliness and satire follow when he mistakes Miss Hardcastle for a serving maid – and she decides to play along. Enjoy witty and warm comic feast of practical jokes and romantic mix-ups. 

First performed in 1773, She Stoops to Conquer broke new ground, steering British comedy away from the sentimental or genteel, and giving the audience a “low” or “laughing comedy” that skewered society’s pretensions. A young lady of country upbringing is the heroine, outwitting city folk and her scheming elders.  In that bygone era  before a lady could get a background check of her suitor through Google,  charming Miss Hardcastle goes undercover to learn more about Marlow, the man her dad hopes she’ll marry.  A smash hit at its debut, She Stoops to Conquer still delivers the laughs. 

“This is a comedy of its time, for all time,” says The New York Times. 

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Group reservations:  For discounted  group sales (10 or more adults) contact Nina in the Box Office at 410-244-8570.  School matinees are not scheduled, but educators may contact the Box Office to arrange for student groups to enjoy She Stoops to Conquer. 

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Address: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theater, 7 South Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202