FULL-LENGTH PLAYS

Tartuffe Molière Nicholson translation adaptationTARTUFFE
by Molière, 1669
Classic comedy of religious fakery.
[Toronto 2008 period dress, winner of 6 awards; 2011 modern dress; 2014 suburban Sydney, Australia; 2017 Toronto]
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“Truth Hurts and So Does Love” Misanthrope Molière Nicholson translation adaptationTRUTH HURTS AND SO DOES LOVE
A modern prose translation of Molière’s 1666 classic of dark wit, Le Misanthrope.
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“Educating Women” EDUCATING WOMEN
from Les Femmes Savantes by Molière, 1672
There’s no fool like an educated fool.
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Cyprienne Divorçons Sardou CYPRIENNE
from Divorçons by Victorien Sardou & Émile de Najac, 1880 (adapted to 1921)
Vive l’amour! . . . Vive le mariage!
[2009 Toronto; 2013 Capetown, SA; 2016 Costa Rica]
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“What the Heart Wants” WHAT THE HEART WANTS
An evening’s trilogy of marital fidelity.
[2013 Costa Rica]
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Act 1
THE COLOUR OF GRASS
from Le Pain de ménage by Jules Renard, 1898 (one-act adapted to 20th C)
[January 2012 Dublin, winner of 2 awards]

Act 2      
VICE VERSA
from Villégiature by Henry Meilhac, 1894 (one-act adapted to 20th C)
[2011 Toronto]

Act 3      
ONE ROSE, TWO THORNS
based on La Parisienne by Henry Becque, 1885 (adapted to one-act, 20th C)
Be careful what you ask for.

“Perrichon’s Travels” PERRICHON’S TRAVELS
from Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon by Eugène Labiche & Édouard Martin, 1860
The effects of gratitude on the manufacturing classes.
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Gabrielle GABRIELLE
from Ma Cousine by Henry Meilhac, 1890 (adapted to 1921)
Tangos and triangles.
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Beauty BEAUTY
based on L’Institut de Beauté by Alfred Capus, 1913
One woman’s bumpy road to awareness, paved with wit and charm.
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“Country Wife” Wycherley “Restoration comedy” Nicholson adaptationTHE COUNTRY WIFE
a 2-hour adaptation of William Wycherley’s
1675 quintessential English Restoration sex comedy
[reduced royalties]
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