Easy Virtue

by  Noël Coward

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  8m, 11f

"Stingingly funny lines." - London Broadcasting

"A shining jewel. ... A brilliant, searing attack on narrow minded morals and hypocrisy." - Today

Contained in the volume Coward Plays 1 with Hay Fever, The Vortex and Fallen Angels.

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Easy Virtue

by  Noël Coward

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    8m, 11f

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The family is scandalized when son arrives home married to an unsuitable older woman who drips diamonds, pearls, previous marriages and scandal. She is also kindly, articulate, generous, sympathetic and lovable, unlike the other characters. After a dramatic appearance wearing all of her jewelry at the family dance, she leaves her young husband in the hands of his wholesome former sweetheart and makes a stylish exit.
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"Stingingly funny lines." - London Broadcasting

"A shining jewel. ... A brilliant, searing attack on narrow minded morals and hypocrisy." - Today

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8m, 11f
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Noël Coward

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (1899-1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise." Born in Teddington, a suburb of London, Mr. Coward attended a dance academy in L ...

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