Take Your Medicine Like a Man

by  Georges Feydeau, Peter Meyer

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f, 1boy(s)

Follavoine, attempting to impress his guests with his unbreakable chamber pots, contends with his wife, Julie, who is panicking because their son, Toto, has constipation and won't take his medicine. Julie insults the guests, Follavoine is challenged …

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Take Your Medicine Like a Man

by  Georges Feydeau Peter Meyer

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f, 1boy(s)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Follavoine, attempting to impress his guests with his unbreakable chamber pots, contends with his wife, Julie, who is panicking because their son, Toto, has constipation and won't take his medicine. Julie insults the guests, Follavoine is challenged to two duels and Toto cunningly avoids taking his laxative. Contained in the volume From Marriage to Divorce: Four One-Act Plays.
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  • No Special Cautions

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  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Setting: A study.

Casting

3m, 3f, 1boy(s)
M3 (30s, any age) F3 (30s, any age,1 boy.)
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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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Peter Meyer

Peter Meyer

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