Oops

London theater owners were puzzled when George Bernard Shaw’s eagerly awaited new play opened to sparse attendance in 1920. After three weeks, when half the city’s productions had shut down, a stage manager at the Savoy Theatre finally realized the problem.

The play was titled Closed for Remodeling.

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