Money's the target, love's the arrow in 'Beaux' Stratagem'

Clever staging, fine cast hit the mark in charming play

Theater Review

November 26, 2006|By J. Wynn Rousuck | J. Wynn Rousuck,[sun theater critic]

George Farquhar ended his 1707 comedy, The Beaux' Stratagem, with a dance, but just about everything in director Michael Kahn's sprightly production at Washington's Shakespeare Theatre seems to dance -- especially the scenery.

'THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM' / / Through Dec. 31 / / Shakespeare Theatre, 450 7th St. N.W., Washington / / 877-487-8849 or shakespearetheatre.org

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