Alley Theatre presents Born Yesterday, a screwball comedy about a corrupt tycoon and his unsuspecting mistress on a mission to take over Washington for commercial gain. Tycoon Harry Brock hires a political journalist to give ex-showgirl and current girlfriend Billie Dawn a crash course in politics when her ignorance threatens his plans. Using her newfound knowledge, Billie realizes Brock is up to something seedy and vows to take him down. The play was written by Garson Kanin and first performed on Broadway in 1946. Alley Theatre’s production is directed by Jonathan Moscone. The play is suitable for general audiences.