It's All Relative

by  Norman R. Shapiro, Marc Michel, Eugene Labiche

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

Seven fiancees have been frightened off by the hero's unappealing step daughter, a lady twice his age. He is desperate to conceal her from his newest intended, but plans go awry and even a mammoth dowry fails to convince a tippling swashbuckler to take her off his hands. When he inveigles the bride …

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Seven fiancees have been frightened off by the hero's unappealing step daughter, a lady twice his age. He is desperate to conceal her from his newest intended, but plans go awry and even a mammoth dowry fails to convince a tippling swashbuckler to take her off his hands. When he inveigles the bride to be's widowed father into a marriage of convenience, he creates a maze in which his wife will be his granddaughter and he will become his own grandfather in law.
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Authors

Norman R.  Shapiro

Norman R. Shapiro

Marc Michel

Marc Michel

Eugene Labiche

Eugène-Marin Labiche (1815-1888) was a comic playwright who wrote many of the most popular and amusing light comedies of the 19th-century French stage. Written together with other authors, these works were presented mostly at the Palais-Royal, the home of light comedy. The best of his works include

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