Getting Married

by  Bernard Shaw

Short Play, Comedy  /  4m, 9f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Getting Married

by  Bernard Shaw

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    4m, 9f
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    Winner! George Bernard Shaw of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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A prospective bride and bridegroom and various members of their two families discover their dissatisfaction with marriage and divorce laws. They all attempt to frame a contract to suit their needs and end up in total disagreement. The young couple, putting their faith in each other, slip out and get married on their own.

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Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre ...

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