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L.A. Theatre Works to Present YOU NEVER CAN TELL


A rare performance of George Bernard Shaw's, "You Never Can Tell," is presented by L.A. Theatre Works at UCLA'S James Bridges Theater in mid-May for five performances only.

These performances feature James Callis, Nicholas HormannMarvin Jarvis, Christopher Neame, Susan Sullivan, Simon Templeman, Matthew Wolf and Moira Quirk.

In George Bernard Shaw's response to The Importance of Being Earnest, we begin in a dentist's chair, where Dolly (Moira Quirk) sits waiting to have a tooth pulled. In a series of hilarious events, Dolly's sister, Gloria, finds love at first sight with the dentist, appropriately named Mr. Valentine. Meanwhile, the Lady Bracknell-esque Mrs. Clandon (Susan Sullivan, Castle) reencounters her former husband, Mr. Crampton (Christopher Neame). As they rekindle the tenderness they once shared, the plot thickens in a wild masquerade party with the kind of witty dialogue only Shaw can write.

Thanks to the cucumber sandwiches and puppet-mastery served up by The Waiter (Martin Jarvis), everyone goes home happy in this delicious comedy of manners.

"A rollicking, genteel, snappy meringue of a play" -Time Out Chicago

About L.A. Theatre Works

Featuring world-class actors on stage and on the air, L.A. Theater Works has won over audiences throughout the globe. LATW collaborates with international broadcasters including the BBC and Radio Beijing, and its performances are also available on podcasts and streaming audio. In the U.S., more than eight million listeners in 60 markets enjoy LATW's weekly public radio show each year. Live performances at UCLA's James Bridges Theater and state-of-the art live audio recordings have transformed classic and contemporary stage works into intimate, compelling works of art. These invaluable collections are available on-demand, free of charge, at LATW, once known as Artists in Prison, was founded 40 years ago by Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg and a small group of artists.

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