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Play directory : The Beaux Stratagem

Welcome to the Mandy Actors Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Actors members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    George Farquhar
  • Written
    1707
  • Setting
    England
  • Overview
    First produced at the Haymarket Theatre, London, in March 1707. Archer and Aimwell, two young gentlemen who have fallen on hard times, plan to travel through small towns, entrap young heiresses, steal their money and move on. In the first town, Lichfield, they set their sights on Dorinda. Aimwell falls truly in love, and comedy ensues. Foigard, actually an Irish priest called MacShane, is a sombre version of the stage-Irish stereotype.
  • Play
    Download the text for free from Project Gutenberg here: The Beaux Stratagem
  • Characters

    Here we list known characters.
    Clicking on a character will bring up headshots of people who've played this character in the past.

Members of Mandy Actors who have been involved in The Beaux Stratagem