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The False Servant

Pierre Carlet de Marivaux, Martin Crimp

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2f, 4m

The False Servant
by Pierre Marivaux
New translation by Martin Crimp

Lust and avarice trample on the finer feelin's of love in this subversive take on'sexual manners and the cruelties of courtship. The man thin's that marriage is simply a matter of money and property. But just how far should the woman go to prove him …

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    2f, 4m
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    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
Lust and avarice trample on the finer feelin's of love in this subversive take on'sexual manners and the cruelties of courtship. The man thin's that marriage is simply a matter of money and property. But just how far should the woman go to prove him wrong? A world of darker meaning lies beneath the wit and verbal exuberance of Martin Crimp's translation of Marivaux's great comedy.

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  • Mild Adult Themes

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

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  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Setting: Various simple settings

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2f, 4m
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Pierre Carlet de Marivaux

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Martin Crimp

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