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Archive for George Feydeau

A FLEA IN HER EAR at A Noise Within

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Photo by Craig Schwartz

 Myron Meisel – Stage Raw

… on to Georges Feydeau, a ubiquitous influence as the prime shaper of boulevard farce to the percussive opening and closing of doors, less often seen in actual performance stateside.   Read more…

David C. Nichols – LA Times

Farce is a tricky thing to sustain, especially sex farce. Too much lewdness risks vulgarity, over-restraint loses the fizz.

No such issues afflict “A Flea in Her Ear” at A Noise Within. In its Southern California regional premiere, playwright David Ives’ wittily risqué 1950s update of Georges Feydeau’s farcical classic, the grand-père of them all, strikes precisely the right notes.   Read more…

Now running in rep through November 22.

A FLEA IN HER EAR at the Long Beach Playhouse

Photographer, Jonathan Lewis.

Photographer, Jonathan Lewis.

 

A FLEA IN HER EAR by George Feydeau.

 

Shirle Gottlieb for Gazette Newspapers

When someone says the word “farce,” the first name that comes to mind is Feydeau.  Indeed, “farce” and Feydeau are synonymous.
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