Of Marriage and Men - Shaw Festival Theatre

What would you sacrifice for your marriage?
A knee-slapping double-bill of Bernard Shaw.
Royal George Theatre
May 13 - September 9
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Two of the best short plays about marriage in a single show! In How He Lied to Her Husband, find out what a man will do for the lady he loves — and how unexpected the consequences can be. In The Man of Destiny, Napoleon must defend his wife’s honour … but can he? This comedy double-bill about the hitches of being hitched crackles with humour and honesty.

Wednesday September 5, 2pm
Thursday September 6, 8pm
Friday September 7, 2pm & 8pm
Saturday September 8, 2pm
Sunday September 9, 7pm

Technical Credits
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Philip Akin
Set and lighting designed by Steve Lucas
Costumes designed by Tamara Marie Kucheran
Approximate run time
2 hours and 10 minutes
including one intermission
Age recommendation
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