|Directed by: Laurence Boswell
Written by: Lope de Vega
Produced by: Playhouse Theatre
Original release: February 2, 2005 – March 26, 2005
Opening Night: February 2, 2005
Other cast: Joseph Chance, Claire Cox, Julius D’Silva
A social comedy about marriage and society. While the Countess’s secretary is posing as a son of a statesman, the Countess is free to marry him, but when he admits his deception, the Countess is faced with a social dilemma. The Dog in the Manger follows the dilemma of a countess who compromises her honour, manipulating her way into a socially acceptable marriage.