The Marriage (Bentley)

by  Eric Bentley, Nikolai Gogol

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 4f

In the days when marriages were arranged, a young lady had six suitors among the merchants, army, and civil servants. But one man decided that he was as good a matchmaker as any professional, and introduced his desperate friend to the contest. He drove away the other suitors only to see his own clie…

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In the days when marriages were arranged, a young lady had six suitors among the merchants, army, and civil servants. But one man decided that he was as good a matchmaker as any professional, and introduced his desperate friend to the contest. He drove away the other suitors only to see his own client flee in fear as marriage approached.
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Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley was born in England in 1916, became an American citizen in 1948, in 1998 was inducted into the (American) Theatre Hall of Fame, and in 2011 won a gold medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Scholar, critic, teacher, performer, translator and, finally, playwright , he has had ...

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Nikolai Gogol

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