The False Servant

by  Pierre Carlet de Marivaux, Martin Crimp

Full Length Play, Drama  /  4m, 2f

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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    4m, 2f
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    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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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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  • Caution Mild Adult 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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4m, 2f
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Pierre Carlet de Marivaux

Pierre Carlet de Marivaux

Martin Crimp

Martin Crimp

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