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French bedroom farce set in a large country house inhabited by retired general with amourous ideas, his nagging invalid wife, her sister, her lover and others.

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    4m, 4f, 2boy(s) or girl(s)
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    Farce

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French bedroom farce set in a large country house inhabited by retired general with amourous ideas, his nagging invalid wife, her sister, her lover and others.
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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. After completing his early schooling, Anouilh studied law for a short time at the Sorbonne, and then worked as a copywriter at Publicité Damour. He also wrote comic scenes for the cinema. In 1929 he collaborated with Jean Aurenche on his first play, Humulus Le Muet ...

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Lucienne Hill

Lucienne Hill (1923 - 2012) became well-known for her for her translations of French dramatist Jean Anouilh. After a brief career as an actress of stage and screen, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her translation of The Waltz of the Toreadors, and won one in 1961 for the Broadway production of Anouilh's Becket. ...

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