The Rivals

30 Jan-4 Feb. The Rome Savoyards and Plays in Rome present The Rivals, a comedy of manners, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

First performed at Covent Garden in 1775, the play concerns the romantic difficulties of Lydia Languish, who is determined to marry for love and into poverty.

Claiming to be Ensign Beverley, the aristocratic Captain Jack Absolute woos her, however in order to marry him she must first obtain the permission of her aunt Mrs Malaprop. Directed by Sandra Provost. In English.

30 Jan-2 Feb 20.30. 3-4 Feb 17.30. For tickets tel. 3478248661 or email For more details see Teatro S. Genesio website.

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Address Via Podgora, 1, 00195 Roma RM, Italy

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The Rivals

Via Podgora, 1, 00195 Roma RM, Italy