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Flea in Her Ear, A (Shaw, trans.) - Full Length Play, Comedy

Flea in Her Ear, A (Shaw, trans.)

Georges Feydeau, Barnett Shaw

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Full Length Play, Comedy

9m, 5f

ISBN: 9780573609169

Georges Feydeau
Translated by Barnett Shaw
"The play, translated by Shaw, is pure cotton candy and lighter than air." - Variety

This masterpiece of farce is one of the funniest plays ever written. To test her husband's fidelity, Yvonne sends a letter from an imaginary admirer suggesting a hotel assignation and touches off a dizzy string of madcap mixups. …

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Farce

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Chandel's Home and a hotel.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre

This masterpiece of farce is one of the funniest plays ever written. To test her husband's fidelity, Yvonne sends a letter from an imaginary admirer suggesting a hotel assignation and touches off a dizzy string of madcap mixups.
"The play, translated by Shaw, is pure cotton candy and lighter than air." - Variety
A Flea in Her Ear was presented at the ANTA Theatre, New York on September 29, 1969 by the American Conservatory Theatre and was directed by William Ball.
Characters

CASTING

9m, 5f

CASTING NOTES

The role of Poche and Victor-Emmanuel Chandel are played by the same actor.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

CAMILLE CHANDEL - The secretary
ANTOINETTE - The maid
ETIENNE - The valet, husband of Antointte
FINACHE - The doctor
LUCIENNE - The Spaniard's wife
YVONNE CHANDEL - The jealous wife
VICTOR-EMMANUEL CHANDEL - The innocent husband 
ROMAIN TOURNDEL - The lover
DON HOMENIDES DE HISTANGUA - The Spaniard
FERRAILLON - The owner
EUGENIE - The maid
OLYMPE - The owner's wife
BAPTISTIN - The decoy
RUGBY - An Englishman, guest at hotel
POCHE - The porter 
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author(s)

Georges Feydeau

Georges Feydeau (1862 - 1921) was born in France to a well-known Parisian writer. He was influenced from a young age by prominent farcical authors such as Eugène Labiche and Henri Meilhac. His first significant international success, The Lady from Maxim's (La Dame de chez Maxim, 1899) and the monumental A Flea in Her Ear (La Puce à l’oreille, 1907) have been translated, adapted and produced ... view full profile

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