The play revolves around a divorced couple. They happen to be on honeymoon with their new spouses. It happens to be coincident that they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel, and they come to know about it.
The relationship between the couple had been consistently stormy, but they eventually realize that they still have feelings for each other.
Literature Help: Private Lives
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Historical Background
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Plot Overview
Chapter Five: Complete Summary
Chapter Six: Critical Analysis