Indoor performances at theatres are postponed to at least 15 August 2020.
Outdoor performances (where possible) are still permitted.
The show below will not currently be playing and is scheduled to close by 15 August 2020 (when theatres might reopen - this is subject to confirmation).
Original performance dates are given below and reflect any changes we have received.
Closed 11 Jan 2020
Orange Tree Theatre
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We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
Eugene believes in love, free-thinking and liberation: James in social justice for all and conventional married life for himself.
Candida believes in her own strength and her right to run her life as she wants.
A young man with the soul of a poet clashes with a popular Socialist preacher and threatens his domestic happiness.
Only Candida can decide who is the stronger - and who's to be the winner.
A passionate power struggle is played out in one of Shaw's most enduring and witty plays.
Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about?
They are more true: they are the only things that are true.
Background, advisory warnings
Age suitability: Not available
Artistic Director Paul Miller follows his phenomenally successful, critically acclaimed Orange Tree productions of Shaw's early plays Misalliance, The Philanderer and Widowers' Houses.
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Richmond TW9 2SA
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
(except 26 Nov 7.00pm, not 24 Dec)
Thursday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
(not 23 Nov)
Tuesday - 2-30pm (24 Dec)
No performances 25, 26 Dec, 1 Jan
STAGETEXT CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE Tue 7 Jan 7.30pm
AUDIO‑DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES Wed 8 Jan 7.30pm & Sat 11 Jan 2.30pm
Author: Bernard Shaw
Director: Paul Miller
Production: Orange Tree Theatre production