The French Have a Word for It

by  Barnett Shaw, Georges Feydeau

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  13m, 6f

"Sheer delight." - Dallas Downtown News

The action revolves around a flirt who refuses lovers so long as her husband is faithful. A wild plot to entrap her stumblingly husband in flagrante delicto becomes so frenetic that the seducers, angry husbands, spying wives, innocent maids, pubescen…

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The French Have a Word for It

by  Barnett Shaw Georges Feydeau

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The action revolves around a flirt who refuses lovers so long as her husband is faithful. A wild plot to entrap her stumblingly husband in flagrante delicto becomes so frenetic that the seducers, angry husbands, spying wives, innocent maids, pubescent bellboys and police inspectors lose track of who's in bed with whom.
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"Sheer delight." - Dallas Downtown News

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Barnett Shaw

Barnett Shaw

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 E ...

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