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She Stoops To Conquer

Mar 5th 2017 @ North Fourth Art Center

Albuquerque, NM
I Was There
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
2:00 PM
North Fourth Art Center
4904 4th Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal’s son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, he’s mistaken by his prospective son-in-law Marlow for an innkeeper, his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, while Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality, he’s a charmer with those of a different stamp. And so, as Hardcastle’s indignation intensifies, Miss Hardcastle’s appreciation for her misguided suitor soars. Misdemeanours multiply, love blossoms, mayhem ensues. One of the great, generous-hearted and ingenious comedies of the English language, Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer offers a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional family.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ‘Joyous stuff.’ Evening Standard
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ‘spirited and often blissfully funny…wonderfully ingenious plot’ The Telegraph
★ ★ ★ ★ ‘It is its mixture of wit and warmth that keeps Goldsmith’s comedy alive’ The Guardian
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ‘A delight.’ Independant