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A Flea in Her Ear: Feydeau’s Famously Sexy French Farce
Long Beach Playhouse – MainStage (Long Beach, CA)
A Flea in Her Ear brings together an salacious and scheming cast of characters at the Hotel Frisky Puss with uproarious results. This French farce was originally written in 1907 by Georges Feydeau, at the height of the Belle Époque era, but its bawdy humor and hilarious plot twists have kept it alive and on the stage for over a hundred years, delighting audiences again and again. The madcap plot is kicked off by a wife who sends a note from an non-existent admirer to her husband to test his fidelity, but the letter delivers nothing but laughs when it somehow ends up in the wrong hands.