She Stoops to Conquer, 8pm – Preshow Conversation with Amy Froide

Sat, Oct 6, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theater
7 S. Calvert Street (at Redwood Street)
Baltimore, MD 21202

She Stoops to Conquer, 8pm
By Oliver Goldsmith
September 28 – October 21, 2018

“Ask me no questions, and I’ll tell you no fibs.”
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 Lady Kate for a serving maid – and she decides to play along. Enjoy a bawdy, witty, comic feast of practical jokes and romantic mix-ups from the 1700s.

Preshow Event:

“Courtship in Revolutionary Times”
Saturday, October 6, 2018
7pm preshow conversation

Set in the 1770s, She Stoops to Conquer satirizes British social pretensions while its young adults seek ways to escape their parents’ plans for arranged marriages. What was courtship like for the real Kate Hardcastles and Constance Nevilles of Revolutionary times?  Find out, with our favorite professor of British and women’s history,  Amy Froide, Ph.D. of UMBC, winner of the 2018 Regents’ Award for Teaching Excellence. This preshow event is free when you purchase tickets to the this performance (Sat. Oct 6, 8pm).


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