The School For Scandal

Author(s): Richard Brinsley Sheridan Company: Royal Shakespeare Company

1770s London, where the aristocracy’s morals have plunged lower than the necklines on the women’s gowns.

The vicious Lady Sneerwell enjoys ruining reputations for pleasure, and her latest target is the young bachelor Charles Surface—why should this pretentious little rake inherit his uncle’s fortune?

Together with Charles’s conniving brother Joseph, Sneerwell orchestrates an elaborate scheme of intrigue and infidelity that’s sure to ruffle all the right feathers—hopefully.


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