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Maurice Hennequin

MAURICE HENNEQUIN   (1863 - 1926)

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Adaptation / Translations of Plays by Maurice Hennequin

GREG LEAMING  

Anything to Declare

1st Produced:

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Organisations:

n/a

1st Published:

Dramatic Publishing, 2007

ISBN/ASIN:

158-3425616

Music:

-

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#55611

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Genre:

farce Adapted

Parts:

Male

8

Female

6

Parts other:

-

Notes:

Original Playwright - Pierre Veber and Maurice Hennequin

Anything to Declare

The Dupont family is thrilled that their na´ve young daughter has married Count Robert de Trivelin. However, upon returning from their honeymoon, it is made clear that the young bridegroom has yet to consummate the marriage, and indeed seems to be suffering from a psychological block brought on by a border crossing guard yelling out "Have you anything to declare?" at a particularly inopportune moment. With only three days left to meet his mother-in-law's demands for a grandson, or at least the promise of one, the count seeks the assistance of Zeze, a courtesan who is passing herself off to her clientele as a prominent artist. The entire Dupont family manages to parade through Zeze's salon and back to the Dupont home, along with a sobbing ex-suitor of the bride, a camel dealer of unknown origin, and a maid desperate to break ties with Zeze and start a career of her own. As the clock continues to tick away, a chaotic race to consummate the marriage results in everyone learning just a little bit more than they might have wanted to. Two interior sets - runs about 2 hours, 15 minutes

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LAURENCE SENELICK  

Anything To Declare?

1st Produced:

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Organisations:

n/a

1st Published:

Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NY,

ISBN/ASIN:

-

Music:

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#66831

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Genre:

Play/Drama

Parts:

Male

-

Female

0

Parts other:

-

Notes:

Original Playwright - Maurice Hennequin and Pierre Veber

Synopsis:

Panic is the chief ingredient of ANYTHING TO DECLARE?, a 1906 French farce. . .. as the emergencies mount for a bashful bridegroom, his hypocritical father-in-law, a frustrated former suitor and a de-pantsed camel dealer.

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LAURENCE SENELICK  

Dead Souls

1st Produced:

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Organisations:

n/a

1st Published:

Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NY,

ISBN/ASIN:

-

Music:

-

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#31333

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Genre:

Adaptation

Parts:

Male

-

Female

7

Parts other:

any number of actors

Notes:

Original Playwright - Maurice Hennequin and Pierre Veber

Synopsis:

A theatrical extravaganza drawn from Nikolay Googol's comic epic of greed and gluttony in tsarist Russia.

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MAURICE HENNEQUIN  

Have You Anything To Declare?

1st Produced:

Round House, London

1981

Organisations:

n/a

1st Published:

I don't think it has been published. Try emailing Playwright or Agent where listed at top of page.

ISBN/ASIN:

-

Music:

-

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#66944

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Genre:

Play/Drama

Parts:

Male

-

Female

0

Parts other:

-

Notes:

Original Playwright - Maurice Hennequin and Pierre Veber

Synopsis:

Panic is the chief ingredient of ANYTHING TO DECLARE?, a 1906 French farce. . .. as the emergencies mount for a bashful bridegroom, his hypocritical father-in-law, a frustrated former suitor and a de-pantsed camel dealer.

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PIERRE VEBER  

Have You Anything To Declare?

1st Produced:

Round House, London

1981

Organisations:

n/a

1st Published:

I don't think it has been published. Try emailing Playwright or Agent where listed at top of page.

ISBN/ASIN:

-

Music:

-

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#35472

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Genre:

Play/Drama

Parts:

Male

-

Female

0

Parts other:

-

Notes:

Original Playwright - Maurice Hennequin and Pierre Veber

Synopsis:

Panic is the chief ingredient of ANYTHING TO DECLARE?, a 1906 French farce. . .. as the emergencies mount for a bashful bridegroom, his hypocritical father-in-law, a frustrated former suitor and a de-pantsed camel dealer.

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REGGIE OLIVER  

Once Bitten

1st Produced:

Richmond: Orange Tree, England, Eur >>>

15 Dec 2010

Organisations:

n/a

1st Published:

Samuel French, London >>>

ISBN/ASIN:

978-057311325-3

Music:

-

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#117434

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Genre:

farce Adaptation

Parts:

Male

5

Female

6

Parts other:

-

Notes:

Original Playwrights - Maurice Hennequin and Alfred Delacour. Adapted from Le Proces Veauradieux by Reggie Oliver

Once Bitten

Fauvinard is a Parisian barrister with no work to speak of, whose formidable mother-in-law noses shamelessly into both his private and business affairs. He and his colleague Tardivaut fabricate a case to create an alibi for their extra-marital affairs.It transpires that both their mistresses live in the same apartment block, and that, unknown to them, Tardivaut's mistress, Zizi, is also involved with Fauvinard's lecherous and narcoleptic uncle. Fauvinard's mistress Cesarine, meanwhile, appears to be an accomplice in a jewellery robbery. When Fauvinard does land a case of his own, his client, who is seeking a divorce, turns out to be the wife of another of Cesarine's lovers. Add a vengeful maid, a vicious, man-hating poodle and a bone-headed Police Commissioner, and Reggie Oliver's adaptation of the 1875 French farce Le Proces Veauradieux reaches hilarious heights of brilliantly controlled mayhem.

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