You Can Never Tell

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In You Never Can Tell, it’s the turn of the 20th century, and a world-famous author and her grown children have returned to England after 18 years abroad. But when her missing husband (who may also be the missing father) appears out of the blue, this fascinating clan face love, family, money, social and political issues, women’s rights—and the dangers of dentists in love. Shaw’s whimsical wit whirls us into a world where sweeping change has unexpected comic consequences.

You Never Can Tell has been called an homage to (or a satire of) Oscar Wilde’s own tale of mistaken identity and self-invention, The Importance of Being Earnest, also taking place in its own little bubble-world where English society is taken to its comic extremes. But Shaw’s dysfunctional family is playing for very different stakes. In Shaw’s world, courtship cannot be divorced from social justice, and marriage is inextricably linked to questions of individual freedom. When his men and women blast through a social nicety, they forge a path for men and women everywhere.

Tickets cost $65 ($50 previews, $35 seniors, $20 student rush, $20 Thursday rush)

Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.; and Thursdays–Saturdays at 8 p.m. through October 13

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You Can Never Tell
Event Category: Theatre
When: September 3, 2013 ~ October 13, 2013
Where: The Pearl Theatre
More Info: http://www.pearltheatre.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pearltheatre?ref=ts
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PearlTheatreCo


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