The Ladies Man (Farce)

A Play by Charles Morey

Directed by TBA

June 11, 12, 18, 19, 20*, 25, 26, 2021

(*2:00PM Sunday matinee)

Audition Dates April 25 & 26, 2021

4 Men, 4 Women  

Produced through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.


In Belle Époque Paris, the recently married Dr. Hercule Molineaux tells “one, tiny, little, hardly noticeable lie” to cover an innocent but embarrassing indiscretion. From that single untruth tumbles a cascade of increasingly convoluted deceptions, misunderstandings and mistaken identities. Compounding Molineaux’s troubles are a suspicious wife, a gorgon of a mother-in-law, an outrageously aggressive female patient, her violently jealous Prussian husband, a well-intentioned friend with a serious lisp, a valet with attitude, a maid with a secret and more slamming doors than realistic architecture should ever accommodate, all adding up to a hilariously zany and infectiously charming farce.

© Arena Dinner Theatre, 2019

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