The School for Scandal
|The School for Scandal|
Miss Chester as Lady Teazle, 1828
|Written by||Richard Brinsley Sheridan|
|Date of premiere||8 May 1777|
|Place of premiere||Drury Lane Theatre|
|Setting||London in the 18th century|
The School for Scandal is a play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. It is a comedy. It was first acted at the Drury Lane Theatre in London, England on 8 May 1777. Like She Stoops to Conquer and The Rivals, The School for Scandal is a staple of classic English theatre. Samuel Barber wrote an opera based on the play.