Shaw vs Tunney

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  •  May 25, 2023 - July 8, 2023
     7:00 pm
Written by Douglas Post – Based on “The Prizefighter and the Playwright” by Jay R. Tunney
Directed by Nick Sandys
Grippo Stage Company – Visiting Company

The story of the deep and enduring relationship between George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated Irish playwright, and Gene Tunney, the American world heavyweight boxing champion and his wife Polly Lauder Tunney. It begins with their first meeting in London and culminates on an island in the Adriatic where Shaw and the Tunneys experience an extraordinary event that changes their lives forever.

Running Time: 2 hours with intermission

There is no late seating available for this production.

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