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Winner Takes All

Georges Feydeau, Reggie Oliver

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3f, 10m

Winner Takes All
by Reggie Oliver
Adapted from La Main Passe! By Georges Feydeau

Paris. Madame Chanal is having an affair with Massenay, who is also married. Complications arise when a moment of passion between the lovers is accidentally recorded on to a phonograph. In true Feydeau style, this leads to a frenzied domino effect of…

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 10m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Farce, Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
Description
Paris. Madame Chanal is having an affair with Massenay, who is also married. Complications arise when a moment of passion between the lovers is accidentally recorded on to a phonograph. In true Feydeau style, this leads to a frenzied domino effect of mistaken identities, lots of door-banging, hysterical drop-your-trousers scenes, and agonizingly mis-timed meetings, with a whole host of charmingly foolish characters.

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  • Nudity/Partial Nudity

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Setting: 2 salons, an apartment

Casting

3f, 10m
Cast Attributes
  • Expandable casting
M10 (range of ages) F3 (range of ages).

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Authors

Georges Feydeau

Georges Feydeau (1862 - 1921) was born in France to a well-known Parisian writer. He was influenced from a young age by prominent farcical authors such as Eugène Labiche and Henri Meilhac. His first significant international success, The Lady from Maxim's (La Dame de chez Maxim, 1899) and the monumental A Flea in Her E ...

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Reggie Oliver

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