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Getting Married

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Setting

    The kitchen of the Bishop of Chelsea on the morning of the wedding of his youngest daughter.

  • Synopsis

    A series of dramatic discussions on the subject of engagement, marriage and divorce.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    12 May 1908

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at His Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket, London (now known as the Theatre Royal).

Original Cast  
Bishop Chelsea Henry Ainley
Mrs George Collins Fanny Brough
Alderman Collins E. Holman Clarke
Lesbia Grantham Beryl Faber
Reginald Bridgenorth William Farren
General Bridgenorth Charles Fulton
Rev. de Soames James Hearn
Edith Bridgenorth Auriol Lee
Mrs Reginald Bridgenorth Marie Loehr
John Hotchkiss Robert Loraine
Mrs Bridgenorth Mary Rorke
Cecil Sykes Berte Thomas

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