The Marriage of Figaro

Cast: 4f 10m, plus extras

Staging: Various interior sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 148 pages ISBN: 9781854594921Publication Date:
28 Sep 2001
Size: 159mm x 106mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Théâtre Français, Paris, 1784

The Marriage of Figaro

By Pierre Beaumarchais Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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A classic five-act French comedy by Beaumarchais, the source for Mozart's famous opera of the same name.

Figaro, valet to Count Almaviva, is engaged to marry Suzanne, the Countess's maid. However, as their wedding approaches, Figaro discovers that his master intends to take advantage of Suzanne on their wedding night. Figaro conspires with Suzanne and the Countess to thwart the Count's schemes.

Pierre Beaumarchais's play La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro (The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro) was written as a sequel to his earlier hit play, The Barber of Seville, and was first performed to the public at the Théâtre Français in Paris in April 1784.

This English version by Stephen Mulrine is published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Cast: 4f 10m, plus extras

Staging:Various interior sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 148 pages ISBN: 9781854594921Publication Date:
28 Sep 2001
Size: 159mm x 106mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Stephen Mulrine:

John Gabriel Borkman
Ibsen: Three Plays
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
Ghosts (Drama Classic)
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Government Inspector
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
The Wild Duck
On the Evils of Tobacco
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
Ivanov
The Wedding
A Tragic Figure
Chekhov: Shorts
Chekhov on Theatre
The Game Of Love And Chance
The Servant of Two Masters
Summerfolk
An Enemy of the People
The Misanthrope
The Dance of Death (Drama Classic)
The Proposal
Children of the Sun
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Swansong
The Bear

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