Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Upcoming: She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, Classic Theatre of San Antonio, October 15 - November 1

UPDATE: Review by Ashley Lindstrom in San Antonio Current, October 14: "Woman of Miens: She Stoops, She Scores"

UPDATE: Review by Deborah Martin in San Antonio Express-News, October 16

Received directly:

Bringing SEXY back to The Comedy of Manners

in celebrating the second show of their second season, Oliver Goldsmith's classic comedy

She Stoops to Conquer

Directed by Allan S. Ross

October 15 - November 1, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m.
Sterling Houston Theatre , Jump-Start Performance Company, in the Blue Star Arts Complex at 1400 S. Alamo, San Antonio

Boisterous and brimming with energy, Oliver Goldsmith's funniest and most famous play finds new life in The Classic Theatre's new production. The plot centers on Kate--a well bred, whip-smart lass who passes herself off as a barmaid to win the heart of a stuffy suitor. Full of mistaken identities and multiple deceptions, the play pokes fun at the various masks we wear in social situations and proves as relevant now as it did when it premiered in 1773. Along the way, Goldsmith's characters learn much about themselves and the nature of true love.

Read more at AustinLiveTheatre.com . . . .

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