Charley's Aunt - Shaw Festival Theatre

A celebrated farce that will have you rolling in the aisles.
Royal George Theatre
July 9 - October 10
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Synopsis

Today’s the day. If Charley and Jack don’t tell Amy and Kitty how they feel about them, the college term will finish and they may never see them again. But their plan to invite the young ladies for lunch depends on the presence of Charley’s visiting Brazilian aunt. When she lets them down at the last moment, all hope seems to have gone. Except that their friend, Fancourt Babberley, happens to be on his way to a fancy-dress party … hilarity ensues in this laugh-out-loud comedy.

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Technical Credits
By Brandon Thomas
Directed by Tim Carroll
Scenic and Costumer Designer Christine Lohre
Approximate run time
2 hours 35 minutes
with two intermissions
Age recommendation
11+
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