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The Rogueries of Scapin

(Les Fourberies de Scapin) Lady Gregory's adaptation of Molière's Comedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lady Gregory 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Molière 

  • Synopsis

    Octave is in love with Hyacinthe,even though he is engaged to another. Leandre is in love with Zerbinette, but neither young lady is a suitable bride in the eyes of the young noblemen's fathers. Luckily, Leandre's wily servant Scapin saves the day, by concocting scheme within scheme that trick the men's snobbish fathers and ultimately supplies the bona fides to their lady loves.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Silvestre Ambrose Power
Octave Fred O'Donovan (1)
Nerine Eileen O'Doherty
Zerbinette Máire O'Neill (1)
Scapin Arthur Sinclair
Argante Sydney J Morgan
Leandre J M Kerrigan
Geronte J A O'Rourke
Hyacinthe Maire Ní Gharbhaigh
Porter T J Fox
Carle Stuart Hamilton
Porter D. Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Kiltarten Moliere/translations by Lady Gregory

  • Year

    1910

  • Published By

    Publisher not found

  • Address

    England

  • ISBN

    9781143542398

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  • Copyright Expired

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