The School for Scandal - Stuff That Happens In The Play

If they won't drink, we'll not sit down with them.


• The scandal-monger Lady Sneerwell and her hireling Snake gossip about Sir Peter Teazle and his ward Maria, and Charles and Joseph Surface. Maria continues to refuse the advances of Joseph, a seemingly respectable young man, instead favoring his less-reputable brother. • The Surface brothers’ rich uncle Sir Oliver is slated to return from the East Indies, and he hopes to choose an heir between Joseph and Charles. 

• Sir Peter argues with his new, young wife about her spending habits. Lady Teazle escapes to Lady Sneerwell’s, where they’re joined by a group of gossips having fun at the expense of others. Aft er Maria rejects Joseph (again), Lady Teazle mercilessly fl irts with him. 

• Sir Oliver arrives and researches his nephews. He plans to disguise himself to test their true natures, going undercover as “Mr. Premium,” the moneylender, and “Mr. Stanley,” a relative in need of help. 

• Deception, redemption, and hiding behind screens ensue. and he hopes to choose an heir between Joseph and Charles. 

• Sir Peter argues with his new, young wife about her spending habits. Lady Teazle escapes to Lady Sneerwell’s, where they’re joined by a group of gossips having fun at the expense of others. Aft er Maria rejects Joseph (again), Lady Teazle mercilessly fl irts with him. • Sir Oliver arrives and researches his nephews. He plans to disguise himself to test their true natures, going undercover as “Mr. Premium,” the moneylender, and “Mr. Stanley,” a relative in need of help. 

• Deception, redemption, and hiding behind screens ensue. 

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