YOU NEVER CAN TELL
MONDAY
APRIL 17, 2017

Written by George Bernard Shaw in 1896

YOU NEVER CAN TELL is a charming light comedy set in an English seaside town and tells the story of Mrs. Clandon and her three children, Dolly, Phillip and Gloria, who have just returned to England after an eighteen-year stay in Madeira. The children have no idea who their father is and, without realizing, end up inviting him to a family lunch. At the same time a dentist named Mr. Valentine has fallen in love with the eldest daughter, Gloria. However, Gloria considers herself a modern woman and claims to have no interest in love or marriage. The play continues with a comedy of errors and confused identities, with the friendly and wise waiter dispensing his wisdom with the prophetic "…you never can tell."

 

Cast:
Dolly Clandon — 
Valentine — 
Philip Clandon — 
Gloria Clandon — 
Mrs. Clandon — 
Mr. Crampton — 
The Waiter — 
Finch McComas — 
Walter Bohun — 
Narrator — 

directed by David Staller

Scene: At the Seaside

ACT I: A Dentist’s Operating-room. Morning.
ACT II: The Marine Hotel. Luncheon.
ACT III: Sitting-room in the Hotel. Afternoon Tea.
ACT IV: Sitting-room in the Hotel. After Dinner.

Our cast for YOU NEVER CAN TELL:
Mr. Valentine …  …  …  …  …   …   …   … Mr. 
Dolly Clandon   …  …  …   …  …  …   …   Ms. 
Philip Clandon   …  …  …  …   …   …  … …  Mr. 
Gloria Clandon …  …  …  …   …   …  …  Ms. 
Mrs. Clandon     …  …  …  …  …  … …   …  … Ms. 
Fergus Crampton …   …  …  …   …  …  …  Mr. 
Waiter  …  …  …  …  … …  …   …  …  … … Mr. 
Finch McComas …  …  … …  …  …    …   …   Mr. 
Bohun     …  …  …  …  …  … …   …   Mr. 
Narrator …   …  …  …   …   …    …   …   

Time: The Present (1896): August

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Student (with ID) $15
Child $10
Group Rate of 15 or more $28

 

    

 

 

 

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