London Assurance by Dion Boucicault (1841)

A master class of comedic brilliance.  Decades ahead of his time.  And only 21 when he wrote it.  There are very few writers as good as Boucicault.  What a contrast to so many current playwrights in whose plays absolutely nothing ever happens.  With Boucicault it’s like an action movie.  Bang, bang, bang.  Stuff happens.  All kinds of stuff.  All the time.  Would love to see this performed.  And the mystery of Mr. Dazzle!  Well done, Dion.