A satire of outsized aspirations from 1901 by the king of the turn-of-the-century stage, the prolific and popular Clyde Fitch. Farcical and heartbreaking by turns, the play tells the story of a family recovering from a shock in very different ways.
When the altruistic and esteemed head of the Hunter family dies before his time, his wife and three daughters discover he made a risky investment and lost the family’s once substantial fortune, leaving them with no assets or income at all. If the fires of adversity prove one’s mettle, the various members of this family seem to be made of different stuff. From their different campaigns to recover spring both the wicked comedy and tender pathos of the play.
**Please note: There is no late seating, please arrive 30 minutes before curtain time.**
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