The Doctor's Dilemma - Shaw Festival Theatre

The Doctor's Dilemma
The Doctor’s Dilemma
To a doctor, every life is precious. But what if one of those lives is also inconvenient?
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July 16 - October 8
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One of the most popular Shaw plays we have presented in our 60 years, this exploration of medical ethics has again found its moment. If one patient can only live at the cost of another’s life, how on earth do you choose? What is the value of a human life? Questions which have never lost their urgency are brought to thrilling life in this tragicomic tour de force.

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By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Diana Donnelly
Set designed by Gillian Gallow
Costumes designed by Rachel Forbes
Lighting designed by Michelle Ramsay
Original music and sound designed by Ryan deSouza
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