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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
Full Length Play
Time Period - 1910s / WWI, 1900-1910, 19th Century
Settings Of Play - Paris
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Mild Adult Themes
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre
“This brilliantly paced beroom farce is an absolute triumph from start to finish. The witty, highly risque transalation sets the tone for an evening of frenzied Bacchanalian exuberance… [that is] enough to make you weep with laughter.” – Daily Express
“Rises to an inspired climactic crescendo of pandemonium and panic... A night of true escapist pleasure.” – Evening Standard
“In all of drama there is no chracters so busy and so petty, so frantic yet so absurd as the sex-obsessed men and women rattling roun Feydeau’s belle-epoque Paris… How artfully Feydeau raises our expectations and how splendidly he fulfills them.” – The London Times
“An unassailable masterpiece” – The Guardian
“A crowd-pleasing rib-tickler.” – What’s On
This translation of An Absolute Turkey (Georges Feydeau’s Le Dindon) received its London premiere at the Globe Theatre in London, England, in December 1993.
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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