The Beaux' Stratagem

By George Farquhar - Adapted by Thornton Wilder and Ken Lidwig

Directed by Patricia Boyette

"Once upon a time, two penniless beaux are forced to flee their creditors in the expensive beau monde of London and roam about the countryside seeking salvation by marrying women of great beauty (if possible) and fortune (without question). They fetch up in the country town of Litchfield and put their stratagem into play. It all works wonderfully well, although not before many a diverting moment involving such matters as a highway robbery, life in an inn owned by a rogue, mistaken identity, much sexual innuendo played out in front of and behind beautiful and not-so-beautiful women, sword-play, heavy drinking--and lively comment on the nature and destiny of the genders, separate and together." --Tappan Wilder

Produced by University Theatre (UW-Madison) at U.W. Mitchell Theatre, 821 University Ave, Madison

Performances: November 19 - December 13, 2015

Performance Times:
11/19 @ 7:30pm (preview)
11/20 @7:30pm (opening)
11/21, 12/03, 12/04, 12/05, 12/10, 12/11, 12/12 @ 7:30pm
11/22, 12/06, 12/13 @ 2pm

Ticket Prices: $15-$22 (plus $1 facility fee)

Call (608) 265-2787 for reservations or more information.

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