Celimare

Celimare

Celimare

by: Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman, Lynn Hoffman, Eugene Labiche, A. Delacour

by: Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman, Lynn Hoffman, Eugene Labiche, A. Delacour

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Celimare

Celimare

by: Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman, Lynn Hoffman, Eugene Labiche, A. Delacour

by: Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman, Lynn Hoffman, Eugene Labiche, A. Delacour

Overview

First produced in Paris, in 1863 with great success. The very qualities that made it the rage of Paris prevented it from being produced in this country. The theme is adultery, and while certainly adultery is not absent from the American stage, it is rarely handled with this degree of combined suavity and aggression.

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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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Theodore Hoffman

Theodore Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

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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A. Delacour

A. Delacour

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