The Merry Wives of Windsor
It is said that Queen Elizabethgave Shakespeare two weeks to write this play that showcases her favoritecomedic character, Sir John Falstaff.
The dissolute Falstaff plans toseduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two “Merry Wives of Windsor,” therebygaining access to their husbands’ wealth. The two women have the old rogue’smeasure, however, and Falstaff’s plots lead only to his own humiliation. Butthe merry wives themselves fall prey to plotting as their plans to preventMistress Page’s daughter Anne from marrying the young man she loves arefrustrated in their turn.
Dinsdale Landen is Falstaff. Sylvestra Le Touzel plays MistressFord and Penny Downie is Mistress Page. Nicholas Woodeson is Ford, PhillipJackson is Page, and Clive Swift plays Justice Shallow.
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