Charlotte (played with coquettish spirit by Marisa Jones) is an heiress who wants to marry a man who loves her for her mind, not her money. She dresses up as a boy, falls in love with Lovewell (Jonathan Dawes) and, her true sex revealed, marries him. She then decides to test his love and the play proceeds in a confusion of masks and mistaken identities. Meanwhile, the upwardly-mobile Squire Wouldbe (Steve Knowles) is lusting after the innkeeper's wife, Urania (Kat Davison), who cooks up a suitable punishment for the would-be cuckolder.
A spirited evening, which ends when the lovers have found their mates, the squire is back in his fold, and all is well in the world.
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