The Loser

The Loser $15.99

Georges Feydeau trans Laurence Senelick

Published by Broadway Play Publishing

Large Mixed Cast
Pontagnac - an inveterate womanizer - follows Lucienne to her house and makes advances

When her husband Vatelin appears - one of Pontagnac's friends - the kerfuffle is soon settled when Vatelin forgives him

But an unforeseen event sows discord ...

Liesl - who had been Vatelin's mistress in Vienna - arrives at his house

Pontagnac takes this opportunity to tell Lucienne that her husband is cheating on her and gives her proof that Vatelin has a date in a hotel room with Liesl

Meanwhile, earnest Redillon - Lucienne's friend - also declares his love for her

What is Lucienne to do?

Feydeau's intricate plot catches you up in a whirlwind of amorous and vengeful hilarity that ends with - you may conclude - everyone getting just what they deserve

M11,F6 - doubling possible

Runs about 160 minutes

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