Fanny's First Play is a 1911 play by G. Bernard Shaw. It was written anonymously, then later discovered to be the work of George Bernard Shaw and produced by the Shubert family. It opened at the Adelphi Theatre at Westminster in London on April 19, 1911 and ran for 622 performances, and second production opened on Broadway on September 16, 1912 for 256 performances. The play toured the provinces in England and was recorded as being performed at the Empire Theatre Royal, Preston in October of 1912. A satire of theater critics, whose characters were based upon Shaw's own detractors, it features a play within a play.
- ^ T.F. Evans, ed., George Bernard Shaw: The Critical Heritage (Psychology Press, 1976) p11
- ^ See, Rich (10 March 2006). "Fanny's First Play". CurtainUp. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
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