She Stoops to Conquer


National Theatre Live Encore screening. One of the great, generous-hearted and ingenious comedies of the English language, Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer offers a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional family. Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal’s son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, he’s mistaken by his prospective son-in-law Marlow for a innkeeper; his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, wile Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality, he’s a charmer with those of a different stamp. And so, as Hardcastle’s appreciation for her misguided suitor soars. Misdemeanours multiply, love blossoms. mayhem ensues.

Venue: St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta