The Amorous Flea

by  Jean Baptiste Moliere, Bruce Montgomery, Jerry Devine

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  6m, 2f

"Fresh and highly entertaining." - The New York Newsday

"A fine concoction of clowning, cavorting and catchy tunes. It's nonsense in the classic vein, as stylish as all get out, and as funny...as a first rate little musical should be." - J…

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    6m, 2f

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This tuneful Off Broadway hit is based on Moliere's School for Wives. It revolves around the classic tale of the old goat who raises a young girl to be a perfect wife - for him. His plans are foiled on the brink of marriage by a handsome young man, the son of an old fiend. A hilarious stream of devious servants, false names and falser friends, and mad cap confusion culminate in the heroine discovering the plans of the conniving men in her life.
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"Fresh and highly entertaining." - The New York Newsday

"A fine concoction of clowning, cavorting and catchy tunes. It's nonsense in the classic vein, as stylish as all get out, and as funny...as a first rate little musical should be." - Judith Crist

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Authors

Jean Baptiste Moliere

Jean Baptiste Moliere

Bruce Montgomery

Bruce Eglinton Montgomery (1927-2008), frequently referred to as “Philadelphia’s Renaissance Man” and called “a whirlwind of musical and artistic involvements” by the Associated Press, was – quite literally – larger than life. As a composer his works ranged from premieres with the Philadelphia Orchest ...

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Jerry Devine

Jerry Devine

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