The Mandrake

by  Eric Bentley, Niccolo Machiavelli, Frederick May

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5m, 4f

The only authentic stage version of this ribald comedy Machiavelli's only play follows the antics of an aging man who tries to cure his wife of sterility and is cuckolded by the fake doctor. In The Servant of Two Masters and Other Italian Classics…

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The only authentic stage version of this ribald comedy Machiavelli's only play follows the antics of an aging man who tries to cure his wife of sterility and is cuckolded by the fake doctor. In The Servant of Two Masters and Other Italian Classics
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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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Niccolo Machiavelli

Niccolo Machiavelli

Frederick May

Frederick May

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