Carlton Inn Midway - Chicago
4944 South Archer Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60632

Heartbreak House

When:
March 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am
2017-03-13T10:00:00-05:00
2017-03-13T10:15:00-05:00
Where:
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610
USA
Cost:
$10 - $35
Contact:
312 587 7390


Enjoy an evening of wit, romance and unforgettable characters in George Bernard Shaw’s romantic comedy Heartbreak House. Just before World War I, a weekend in the English countryside becomes a tangle of unlikely attachments and unwanted complications — love continually emerges but is never mutual, and the most successful relationships have the least to do with love. The house in question is that of Captain Shotover, a retired ship captain, current inventor and opinionated eccentric. In his eyes, his daughters have married badly — one to a dim-witted plodder, another to a sharp-witted layabout. Enter into the house one Ellie Dunn. Daughter of a failed businessman and in seek of reparations, if nothing else, she decides to marry the ruthless capitalist who ruined her father. The husbands, the fathers, the wives, the daughters, the aging playboy and even a burglar all come together in “this silly house, this strangely happy house, this agonizing house, this house without foundations.

Reservations

1 Room, 1 Adult
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