The Theater: Cuckolds in Cuckoo Land

THERE'S ONE IN EVERY MARRIAGE by GEORGES FEYDEAU

In the classic bedroom farces of Georges Feydeau, sex is not in the mind, the heart or the groin; it is in the feet. His bourgeois lechers stalk women in the streets, jog from bedroom to bedroom, jump into the wrong beds, kick open the wrong doors, and are finally caught flat-footed in the tangled web of their own deceit. The goal of a Feydeau play is ostensibly the bed, but is actually bedlam.

Feydeau's beds and bedlam are most happily with us again in the 1896...

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