Too True to Be Good

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Too True to Be Good (1932) is a comedy written by playwright George Bernard Shaw at the age of 76.

In Performance[edit]

The play was first staged at the Guild Theatre, New York, followed in the same year by a production in Malvern, Worcestershire starring Beatrice Lillie, Claude Rains, and Leo G. Carroll.

It was revived on Broadway in 1963 in a production directed by Albert Marre and starring Robert Preston, Lillian Gish, David Wayne, Cedric Hardwicke, Cyril Ritchard, Glynis Johns, and Eileen Heckart. This production featured incidental music by Mitch Leigh, who would later work with Marre on Man of La Mancha. [1]

It has also been presented at the Shaw Festival 3 times : 1982, 1994, 2006, see Shaw Festival production history.


Too True to Be Good at the Internet Broadway Database