The Apple Cart - Shaw Festival Theatre

It’s just a crown. Until your prime minister tries to take it away.
Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
June 13 - October 7
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A power struggle between the king and his prime minister triggers a full-blown constitutional crisis. Fiendishly plotted, with much to say about the true nature of power, this brilliant satire was one of the biggest hits of Bernard Shaw’s career.

Recommended for Grade 9+ | Age 14+

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Technical Credits
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Eda Holmes
Set and costumes designed by Judith Bowden
Lighting designed by Sophie Tang
Approximate run time
2 hours and 50 minutes including one intermission
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