An Italian Straw Hat

An Italian Straw Hat

by: Eugene Labiche

by: Eugene Labiche

An Italian Straw Hat

An Italian Straw Hat

by: Eugene Labiche

by: Eugene Labiche

Overview

One of Labiche's most successful farces, "An Italian Straw Hat" presents viciously accurate observations of the bourgeoisie as the protaganist, pursued by an entire wedding party, quickly moves from mishap to mishap.

Authors

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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