Getting Married - Shaw Festival Theatre

On the eve of the wedding, the bride and groom realize what marriage is all about. So, of course, the wedding is off. Or is it? A timeless, laugh-out-loud Shaw comedy about marriage.
Royal George Theatre
May 10 - October 13
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Edith and Cecil were supposed to tie the knot. But a pamphlet has arrived warning them of the dangers of getting married. So now they’ve called it off, sending their entire family into a frenzied, fireworks-filled debate about marriage, society’s best-loved institution: is it, in fact, anything more than a con? This timeless comedy shows Bernard Shaw at his best, willing to ask the questions that, even now, we would rather ignore – while still making us laugh our socks off.

Technical Credits
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Tanja Jacobs
Designed by Shannon Lea Doyle
Lighting designed by André du Toit
Original music and sound designed by James Bunton
Approximate run time
2 hours and 20 minutes
including one intermission
Age recommendation
14+
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