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The Rehearsal (Sams, trans.)

Jeremy Sams, Jean Anouilh

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3f, 5m

A hedonistic Count and his friends rehearse Marivaux's 'The Double Inconstancy' in the rural splendor of a provincial castle. Most of the 'actors' keep to the amorous rules and restrict their dalliance to their own class, but the Count threatens to step beyond boundaries by falling in love.

The Rehearsal (Sams, trans.)

by  Jeremy Sams Jean Anouilh

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A hedonistic Count and his friends rehearse Marivaux's 'The Double Inconstancy' in the rural splendor of a provincial castle. Most of the 'actors' keep to the amorous rules and restrict their dalliance to their own class, but the Count threatens to step beyond boundaries by falling in love with a young governess. Stage romance suddenly becomes the drama of life. This sparkling translation was presented in the West End to critical acclaim.

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Jeremy Sams

JEREMY SAMS Writer: Amour (Broadway), Ghetto (National Theatre and Broadway), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West End and Broadway), The Wizard of Oz (West End and tour); translation of Indiscretions (Broadway), The Miser and Mary Stuart (RNT), The Rehearsal, Don Giovanni, Figaro’s Wedding, La Bohème, The Mag ...

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Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. After completing his early schooling, Anouilh studied law for a short time at the Sorbonne, and then worked as a copywriter at Publicité Damour. He also wrote comic scenes for the cinema. In 1929 he collaborated with Jean Aurenche on his first play, Humulus Le Muet ...

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