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The Music Cure

A Piece of Utter Nonsense

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Setting

    A hotel drawing room, the 1910s.

  • Synopsis

    A showdown betweeen the frazzled Lord Reginald Fitzambey, Under-Secretary of State for War, and a determined lady pianist. Between snatches of Chopin, an interesting relationship develops.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    28 January 1914

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at the Little Theatre, London as a curtain raiser to G.K. Chesterton's 'Magic'.

Original Cast  
Lord Reginald Fitzambey William Armstrong
Dr Dawkins Frank Randell
Strega Thundridge Madge McIntosh

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