Jitta's Atonement

by  Bernard Shaw

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 5f

NOTICE: Please be advised that Samuel French does not currently vend materials for this title. If you are interested in producing this show, please acquire scripts independently first and then use the button to the right to request a license.

Read more +

Jitta's Atonement

by  Bernard Shaw

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 5f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Winner! George Bernard Shaw of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Additional Info

This very free adaptation of Siegfied Trebitsch's Frau Gitta's Suhne concerns a wife of a university professor who has had an affair with one of her husband's colleagues. When the colleague dies, he asks Jitta, the wife, to see that a book he has written be published - in her husband's name. At first, Jitta's husband is reluctant, but eventually he agrees to edit the book and have it published, as he knows his anger over his wife's infidelity cannot last forever.

Read more +

Considerations

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Casting

3m, 5f
See all +

More

Authors

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 ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences