Shaw wrote Mrs. Warren’s Profession in the latter half of 1893, but the first Portuguese-language production in Brazil was staged only in 1960, almost seventy years later. In May 2018, a new production of Mrs. Warren’s Profession premiered in São Paulo, and in June that year, the magazine Veja São Paulo listed it as one of the five best plays running in the city. This article describes the process of producing the play, examines the newly translated script, and discusses some reviews of the 2018 staging together with reviews of some previous productions of the play in Brazil.

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