Overview

Falstaff in love? Hardly! But the loveable old renegade does have his lusty eye on a couple of middle-class housewives. Trouble is feminine wit and wisdom triumph once again as the amused and annoyed wives teach Sir John a lesson in this bubbling, popular comedy sure to please everyone in the family.

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Play Details

Dates
June 28 – September 8, 2018

Venue
Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

Author
By William Shakespeare

Director
Paul Barnes

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Content Advisory
This classic comedy is set in the magical Edwardian summer just before World War I, and it contains all of Shakespeare’s fun and ebullient language. The main plot deals with an older man hilariously and unsuccessfully trying to seduce two housewives. The play contains some bawdy humor but is suitable for most audiences.

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