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Richard Brinsley Sheridan
December 16, 1913
Set in fashionable Bath, The Rivals centers around the complicated relationship between Lydia Languish and Captain Jack Absolute. The Rivals satirizes the social expectations of courtship and marriage among the upper classes, while also exploring themes of honor and the role of women in the eighteenth century.
Acting | Dance | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History
Otterbein Theatre, Performing Arts, College Theater
Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department, "The Rivals" (1913). 1907-1958 Productions. 3.