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Engaging Shaw

Engaging Shaw

by: John Morogiello

by: John Morogiello

Overview

He considered himself the superman. She allowed him to believe it. Engaging Shaw is the hilarious true story of Irish playwright Bernard Shaw’s relationship with wealthy heiress Charlotte Payne-Townshend. According to her, “no man can resist a woman once she has set her sights upon him, unless thwarted by another woman.” But confirmed bachelor Shaw may prove to be more than she bargained for. Can she romance an unromantic man? Can Shaw reconcile his intellectual theories with emotional reality?

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Biography, Period, Docudrama/Historic, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult

Authors

John Morogiello

John Morogiello is a Playwright in Residence at the Maryland State Arts Council and a member of the Dramatists Guild. His comedy The Consul, The Tramp, and America's Sweetheart won the 2015 Julie Harris Playwright Award, the 2015 Dayton Playhouse FutureFest, and was a finalist for the Christopher Brian Wolk Award from ...

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