She Stoops to Conquer, with Marsters, Bergl and Godley, Begins Los Angeles Run June 16

News   She Stoops to Conquer, with Marsters, Bergl and Godley, Begins Los Angeles Run June 16
Oliver Goldsmith's 18th-century comedy She Stoops to Conquer, featuring James Marsters, Emily Bergl and Adam Godley, begins performances June 16 at L.A. Theatre Works.
Emily Bergl
Emily Bergl Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Martin Jarvis stages the limited run that will play through June 20 at the Skirball Cultural Center. She Stoops to Conquer will be recorded and broadcast on LATW's nationally syndicated radio theatre series, "The Play's the Thing."

In addition to Marsters ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Bergl ("Southland") and Olivier Award nominee Godley (Rain Man, "Love, Actually"), the cast includes Rosalind Ayres, Julian Holloway, Christopher Neame, Paula J. Newman, Ian Ogilvy, Darren Richardson and Moira Quirk.

According to LATW, She Stoops to Conquer "follows the misadventures of Charles Marlowe (Marsters), a young man painfully shy, awkward, and tongue-tied in the presence of his prospective fiancée, Kate Hardcastle (Bergl). When deceived by the mischievous Tony Lumpkin (Godley) into believing the house of Kate's father to be an inn, complications accrue and misconceptions increase exponentially. The resulting mess combines slapstick with perfectly-phrased wit to create a uniquely comedic brew."

For tickets to any of "The Play's the Thing" productions at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, call the L.A. Theatre Works box office at (310) 827-0889.

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