French

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    Georges Feydeau, translated from the French by Laurence Senelick
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    Collection Description

    This collection includes five long one-act plays: THE AWFUL TOOTH, BLASTED EVENT, DEAD WRONG, POTTY FAVORS, and SHE CAN'T BARE IT! Master Belle Époque farceur Georges Feydeau loosely based these brilliantly funny long one-acts on the failure of his own marriage... [read more]

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    Pierre Marivaux, translated by Stephen Mulrine
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    Description

    The best known play by one of the most performed French playwrights — a sparkling 18th-century comedy of manners based on the simplest of plot devices, the exchanging places of master and valet, mistress and maidservant.


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male, 1 bit part)
    Full Length Comedy (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Ruth Wolff
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    Description

    A Play with Music — the music of Frederic Chopin. George Sand had many lovers — but the one to whom she was most attached, and who almost ruined her life, was Frederic Chopin... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 125 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    John Strand, music by Dennis McCarthy
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    Description

    A loving homage to Eugène Labiche and the High Vaudeville style he was instrumental in establishing a century and a half ago... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (3 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 105 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
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    Victor Hugo, adapted by John Strand
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    Description

    HERNANI, Victor Hugo's third play, written when he was 28, was not so much a piece of theater as a bombshell dropped directly into the laps of les classiques, the conservative defenders of French drama and its perfect garden of rules, regulations, and Aristotelian commandments of How Things Must Always and Forever Be... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (2 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 150 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, translated by Martin Sorrell
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    Description

    First produced in 1673 and Molière's final play, THE HYPOCHONDRIAC is a scathingly funny lampoon on both hypochondria and the "quack" medical profession... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (4 female, 8 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 160 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Tony Kushner, freely adapted from Pierre Corneille's L'ILLUSION COMIQUE
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    Description

    A lawyer, facing mortality, desperate to find the son he drove away years before, travels in the dead of night to a mysterious cave... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (2 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, adapted by Constance Congdon, based on a new translation by Dan Smith
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    Description

    Love is funny. Love is trickery. Love is … smelly? It's certainly a merry-go-round of misplaced desires and hidden agendas in Constance Congdon's fresh and hilarious new take on Molière's skewering of a health-care crisis from an entirely different century... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (3 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 110 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Eugène Labiche and Marc-Michel, translated by Kenneth McLeish
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    Description

    The classic 1851 farce. Fadinard is on the way to his wedding when his horse eats a straw hat hanging on a bush... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 18 total (6 female, 12 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Georges Feydeau, translated by Laurence Senelick
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    Description

    Often described as Feydeau's masterpiece, THE LADY FROM MAXIM'S charts the trials and tribulations of a certain proper Doctor Petypon who wakes up with a hangover only to find in his bed “The Shrimp,” a dancer at the Moulin Rouge and lady of the night... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 28 total (11 female, 17 male, doubling possible, extras)
    Full Length Comedy (about 180 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, translated from the French into English by A R Waller, adapted by Steven Pimlott and Colin Chambers
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    Description

    Molière's satire of intellectual snobbery focuses on the women folk of Chrysale's household, who look on all but intellectual pursuits as worthless and spurn love in favour of learning... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (5 female, 8 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Alfred de Musset, adapted by John Strand
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    Description

    Alfred de Musset's 1832 play depicts Lorenzo de Medici, the 16th-century Florentine nobleman who killed his tyrannical cousin but did not establish a republican government afterwards and was forever disgraced by a debaucherous past.


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (4 female, 8 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Georges Feydeau, translated by Laurence Senelick
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    Description

    Pontagnac, an inveterate womanizer, follows Lucienne to her house and makes advances. When her husband appears, who is none other than Vatelin, one of Pontagnac's friends, the kerfuffle is soon settled between them as Vatelin, knowing Pontagnac, forgives him... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 17 total (6 female, 11 male, doubling possible, female and male bit parts)
    Full Length Comedy (about 180 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Jean Giraudoux, translated by Laurence Senelick
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    Description

    Originally written to protest thoughtless urban renewal, THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT has remained remarkably up-to-date... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (6 female, 6 male, flexible casting)
    Full Length Drama (about 130 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Pierre Beaumarchais, adapted by Richard Nelson
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    Description

    A Count's valet prepares to marry the Countess' chambermaid — until it becomes clear the Count wishes to revive an old law that will allow him to take advantage of the bride before the wedding... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 11 total (4 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 110 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes