The Marriage of Figaro (Sahlins)
by Voltaire, Bernard Sahlins, Pierre Augustin de Beaumarchais
Full Length Play, Comedy / 9m, 5f
He has everything - pleasantry, seriousness, reason, vigour, pathos, eloquence of every kind...', Voltaire once said of Beaumarchais, 'and yet he strives after none of them... '
It was also said of Beaumarchais (1732-99) that he had only one character - himself - and that Figaro epitomizes a…