The Good Soul of Szechuan

A Library Theatre Company Production of

Three gods are on a mission to see if there are any good people left on earth. Only Shen Te, a warm-hearted prostitute, offers them shelter. She opens a tobacco shop with what the gods give her as thanks.

Suddenly, everyone starts to take advantage of her good nature. How will she survive? How to be good in a cruel world wracked by poverty is the urgent problem in this parable for our time._
“Imaginative… Exactly the kind of quality we associate with the Library Theatre”
Natalie Anglesey, Manchester Evening News
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“A fantastic and fulfilling theatrical journey led by director Chris Honer”
_Rick Bowen, Sale and Altrincham Messenger _
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“Chris Honer’s energetic production fully does justice to the Library Theatre’s reputation for its interpretations of Brecht”
Caroline May,
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“An entertaining piece of theatre with an interesting moral dilemma at its core that is well worth a look”
David Chadderton, British Theatre Guide
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