THE STORY: One of the most hilarious French plays ever written, Racine's only comedy (1688) tells of a judge named Nigaud who has lost his mind from overwork and yet is possessed with the desire to go to court and try cases day and night. His son, Winner of the John Gassner Playwriting Award. ... In rapid, highly stylized scenes, the story follows four high-school students as they make their way from first through eighth period and beyond, struggling ... It is also very funny. ... -The NY Post aquot;... always fluid and lively, the play is thick with ideas, like a stock-pot of good stew.
|Author||:||Jean Racine, Richard Wilbur|
|Publisher||:||Dramatists Play Service Inc - 2001-01-01|