Tags » The Country Wife

Reflections upon Restoration Theatre

A recent trip to the National Theatre’s latest Restoration piece The Beaux’s Stratagem provoked a flurry of thought on the nature and power that Restoration Theatre can hold, even today. 910 more words

Mocking the Unmocked

The play The Country Wife written by William Wycherley illustrates a case in which the opposite sexes are constantly toying with one another, spreading rumors and locking their spouses up as a means of a control and tactics to make a mockery out of life’s most precious values. 1,205 more words


Dulaang UP's The Country Wife: Rated SPG

No, there isn’t any sudden Oblation Run or show of inappropriate flesh… But hey, it’s definitely not for high schoolers.

I bought a ticket to the first night of Dulaang UP’s… 561 more words



It’s been 7 years since the time I was supposed to graduate from the University of the Philippines-Diliman (not too long considering the fact that UP theater students are notorious for that), and it’s safe to say that it also has been 7 years since the last time I’ve set foot on the Wilfredo Ma. 1,018 more words

Rhea Ramas

Review | The Country Wife by William Wycherley

Fine. I’ll admit it.

This play was actually really funny.

Don’t expect to hear me say it again though.


Mr. Harry Horner is officially a eunuch. 579 more words


In Medias Res | ...and You're OKAY with That?!

This is a gnarly play. “Gnarly” being the lit class euphemism for sex-crazed.

I’m okay with it, though, because that’s not all what the play is about. 369 more words

In Medias Res (IMR)

Noble Chivalry Shines

Noble Chivalry Shines, a Comparative Analysis of The Country Wife, The Mode of Man, and The Way of the World
By Trudy A. Martinez

The messages in the plays, … 1,940 more words


gramatrudy reblogged this on Grama's space bubble and commented:

This is an edited version of the original posting.