An Italian Straw Hat

by  Marc Michel, Eugene Labiche, Theodore Hoffman, Lynn Hoffman

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  9m, 5f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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In this renowned comedy with songs in the French 19th century farcical vaudeville tradition, the hero is about to get married when an attractive lady and her irate lover pop up. The announce that his horse has compromised her by eating her rare Italian straw hat and that they will not leave the bridal chamber until Fadinard produces an identical one.
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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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Theodore Hoffman

Theodore Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

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