Costume and set designs for The School for Scandal (Det Ny Theatre, Copenhagen, 1958)

Scope and Content

This series consists of costume and set designs as well as sketches, ground plans, set sketches on tracing paper fragments, fabric samples and notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

The School for Scandal (1777), a play in five acts by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Oliver Messel's production was first performed at the Det Ny Theatre, Copenhagen, 19 September 1958. It was directed by Sam Besekow and featured Bodil Kjer as Lady Teazle and Olaf Ussing as Sir Oliver Surface.