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Misalliance

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Setting

    Period - 31 May 1909 The House of John Tarleton, of Hindhead, Surrey

  • Synopsis

    Again Shaw explores the theme of gender politics. John Tarleton is a self-made man who's made his money in underwear, but who holds strong opinions on everything else. His daughter, Hypathia, is a modern independent woman who has 'misallied' herself with Bentley Summerhays.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Lord Summerhays Hubert Harben
John Tarleton, Jun. Frederick Lloyd
Bentley Summerhays Donald Calthrop
Hypathia Tarleton Miriam Lewes
Mrs. Tarleton Florence Hayden
John Tarleton C.M. Lowne
Joseph Percival Charles Bryant
Lina Szczepanowska Lena Ashwell
Julius Baker O.P. Heggie

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Volume 4

  • Year

    1972

  • Published By

    The Bodley Head

  • Address

    England

  • ISBN

    0370013905

  • Title

    Misalliance:The dark lady of the sonnets : Fanny's first play

  • Year

    1917

  • Published By

    Constable & Co. Ltd

  • Address

    London
    England

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