Phoebe Throssel lives on Quality Street with her sister Susan. She has been courted by Valentine Brown, a handsome gentleman who decides to enlist in the Napoleonic Wars. Ten years pass when Valentine returns to Quality Street as a celebrated captain, and he is greeted by a more mature, less glamorous Phoebe. When Phoebe sees the disappointment in Valentine’s face, she is emboldened to create a younger alter-ego named Miss Livvy. Phoebe, disguised as Miss Livvy, begins to attend balls and relive her youthful glory days. As she rekindles her romance with Valentine, can she juggle both personas or will her deception ruin her reputation forever? From the beloved writer of Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie’s Quality Street is an English farce about growing old that is sure to delight audiences.
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