Love and How To Cure It
Short Play, Comedy / 2m, 2f
This melodramatic comedy is set in SoHo, London, on the stage of the Tivoli Palace of Music in April of 1895. A young man is hopelessly in love with a teenage music-hall dancer who can't stand him, thinks he is stalking her (which he is), and fears that he is going to shoot her (which he isn't).
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- Time Period: 19th Century
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: SoHo, London, on the stage of the Tivoli Palace of Music in April of 1895
JOEY WESTON - a comedian
ROWENA STOKER - a comedic actress and singer, Linda's aunt
ARTHUR WARBURTON - Linda's admirer
Such Things Only Happen in Books was first produced November 25, 1931, at the Yale University theater in New Haven, Connecticut, by the Yale Dramatic Association and the Vassar College Philalethis, with The Long Christmas Dinner, Love and How to Cure It, and The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden.