Invading Good Samaritan

TOM TAYLOR — OUR AMERICAN COUSIN — 1865 — LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION

This play would probably not have survived the 19th century if it had not been made famous by the Assassination of President Lincoln in its third act.

Somewhere it tries to be in the witty style of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest and maybe in the social-cultural style of…