Acts: 3, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (18), Female (6), Male (12), Unassigned (0)
... in the valley, love is in the air for Shaun the Post and the play’s heroine Arrah Meelish too. But Arrah has a secret, and Michael Feeny has found it out. As Shaun and Arrah celebrate their wedding, revenge comes a-calling. Now love must conquer all – including the hangman’s noose. The play is brim-full of Boucicault’s trademark comic roguery, farce and melodrama....
James L. Smith
James L. Smith
Methuen Drama, 2004
Acts: 5, Roles: Total (15), Female (3), Male (12), Unassigned (0)
...Following the courtships and disguises of its satirical, farcical characters, London Assurance is a merry parade of wittily constructed skirmishes between love and money, town and country, nature and artifice.
... by Charles to seduce his father and thus divert his attention from Grace. Much confusion and scheming ensues. Originally written by DionBoucicault, Nicholas Hytner directs Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw in this a new version by Richard...
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