A STRING OF PEARLS
October marks The Washington Stage Guild’s 30th anniversary! To mark our history, the season begins with a series of readings of plays from our five homes. We’ll bring back as many of our original cast members as we can!
A STRING OF PEARLS by George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde
CANDIDA (from Carroll Hall, 1988)
Sunday October 9, 2016, 2:30 PM
One of Shaw’s greatest female characters and his unexpected take on the “love-triangle.”
GETTING MARRIED (from Source Theatre, 2002)
Sunday October 16, 2016, 2:30 PM
GBS takes on the redefinition of marriage– in 1909! As relevant as today’s wrangling the topic.
WORLD WAR ONE-ACTS:
O’FLAHERTY, VC & AUGUSTUS DOES HIS BIT (from Arena Stage at 14th & T, 2007, and The Callan Theatre, 2009)
Sunday October 23, 2016, 2:30 PM
Ireland and England during the Great War, with Shavian commentary on both lands, and the war itself.
LORD ARTHUR SAVILE’S CRIME (from The Undercroft Theatre, 2010)
Sunday October 30, 2016, 2:30 PM
Wilde’s deliciously silly story of utterly incompetent murder, in the adaptation we premiered.