Plays by Elizabeth Inchbald

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Ariphron
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Post by Ariphron » August 3rd, 2019, 4:59 am

For dramatic readings:

I'll Tell You What (1785)

Such Things Are (1787)

Everyone has His Fault (1793)

The Wedding Day (1794)

Wives As They Were and Maids as They Are (1797)

Elizabeth Simpson Inchbald (1753-1821) grew up Catholic in Suffolk, ran away to London 1772 and married actor Joseph Inchbald in the same year; widowed 1779. Unsuccessful actress turned playwright. Fourteen plays of hers produced on stage 1785-1794. Retired on investment income from her plays; never remarried.

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Post by ToddHW » August 13th, 2019, 11:24 am

Interesting.

There is a play suggestion thread in the Dramatic Works forum that would be a better place to attract attention of those addicted to plays.

Thanks, Todd (one of those play addicts)

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Post by Elizabby » August 16th, 2019, 12:38 am

I’ll have a read of these! Thanks!

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