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Turcaret

Turcaret

6 Male, 6 Female

Alain-Rene Lesage adapt/trans John Norman Published by Absolute Classics
9780948230189

Fraud, theft, extortion and sexual corruption are the themes in this eighteenth-century masterpiece of French comedy "A real discovery ... the play is sharp and brisk, and might have been written by Molière…

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Franziska

Franziska

Large Mixed Cast

Frank Wedekind adapt Eleanor Brown intro Philip Ward Published by Absolute Classics
1840020822

Franziska sells her independence to a Mephistophelean impresario in return for two years of pleasure and brilliant success in her operatic career She moves from cabaret to court theatre, leaving behind…

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The Dispute

The Dispute

5 Male, 5 Female

Pierre Marivaux trans Neil Bartlett Published by Absolute Classics
9781840021080

What if four children had been kept locked away in darkness and complete isolation since birth? What if, tonight, they were to be released? How would bodies and minds reared in darkness respond to the…

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The Venetian Twins & Mirandolina

The Venetian Twins & Mirandolina

Carlo Goldoni trans Ranjit Bolt Published by Absolute Classics

Two of Goldoni’s best comedies The Venetian Twins (I Due Gemelli Veneziani) and Mirandolina (La Locandiera) brilliantly brought to life in these acclaimed translations The Venetian Twins is a classic tale…

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From Marriage to Divorce - Four One-act Plays

From Marriage to Divorce - Four One-act Plays

Georges Feydeau trans Peter Meyer Published by Absolute Classics - Marston
9781870259705

Four of Feydeau’s celebrated one-act farces Written between 1908 and 1911, they are loosely based on the breakdown of Feydeau’s own marriage The 4 One-act plays are ... Better Late & One Month Early &…

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Britannicus

Britannicus

6 Male, 3 Female

Jean Racine adapt/trans Robert David MacDonald Published by Absolute Classics
9781840020830

This political thriller, set in Rome at the beginning of Emperor Nero’s tyranny, lays bare the relationships at the heart of power as a world slips into moral chaos Includes an Introduction by director…

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The Boat Plays - The Boat to Hell & The Boat to Purgatory & The Boat to Heaven

The Boat Plays - The Boat to Hell & The Boat to Purgatory & The Boat to Heaven

Gil Vicente adapt/trans David Johnson Published by Absolute Classics

A trilogy of medieval morality plays that remain fiercely relevant today Portuguese dramatist, Gil Vicente, puts humanity in the dock in three religious plays written between 1516 and 1519

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The Hypochondriac & George Dandin & Scapin

The Hypochondriac & George Dandin & Scapin

Jean-Baptiste Moliere trans Gerard Murphy & Ranjit Bolt Published by Absolute Classics

This offers new versions of Moliere’s plays by distinguished translators Ranjit Bolt and Gerard Murphy The Hypochondriac was the Moliere’s last play The edition includes an Introduction by Nicholas Dromgoole

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The Wedding

The Wedding

Stanislaw Wyspianski trans Noel Clark Published by Absolute Classics

A witty but ultimately tragic satire about Polish society, this remarkable play is set around the celebrations of a wedding between a poet from the city of Krakov and a peasant girl from a rural village…

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The Conspirators

The Conspirators

Prosper Merimee adapt/trans Paul Vaughan Published by Absolute Classics

This hilarious satire on the French conservative aristocracy and their incompetence portrays an elaborate plan to overthrow the government but which is hopelessly bungled A rare comic gem from Prosper…

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Don’t Fool With Love & The Candlestick & A Door Must Be Kept Open Or Shut

Don’t Fool With Love & The Candlestick & A Door Must Be Kept Open Or Shut

Alfred de Musset adapt/trans Declan Donnellan & Peter Meyer Published by Absolute Classics

Three translations of one of France’s most important, influential and original dramatists Don’t Fool with Love, written in 1834, is set against a backdrop of rural France and peopled by a host of colourful…

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Don Juan & Friends and Lovers & The Battlefield

Don Juan & Friends and Lovers & The Battlefield

Carlo Goldoni trans Robert David MacDonald Published by Absolute Classics
1870259378

The first published English-language edition of Goldoni’s worldly vision of the Don Juan legend, in verse, alongside translations of the naturalistic Friends and Lovers and The Battlefield, all of which…

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