Mistaken identities, romantic entanglements, mischief-makers, and clowns, it’s easy to see hints of Shakespeare in Goldsmith’s raucous 18th Century hit She Stoops to Conquer, but you may not know the backstory to this play that some consider the savior of the English stage. City vs. countryside, men vs. women, rich vs. poor. She Stoops to […]
She Stoops to Conquer
Directed by Makaela Pollock, this new production of Oliver Goldsmith’s 18th century comedy of manners begins performances March 19 in the Center Theatre. Featuring five original songs and a live band on stage, our She Stoops to Conquer recreates the comic spirit of the original, but gives the play a new spin for contemporary audiences. […]
Seattle Shakespeare Company presents a Restoration Comedy mashup of ska music, hipster bars, gender dynamics, and mistaken identities in Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer.
Classical plays with a female-forward leaning make up Seattle Shakespeare Company’s upcoming season just announced by Artistic Director George Mount. Plans for the company’s 2018-2019 season include Richard III, Arms and the Man, All’s Well That Ends Well, She Stoops to Conquer, and As You Like It.