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The Theatre of Illusion

Pierre Corneille, translated by Richard Wilbur
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Full Length, Comedy
8 men, 3 women
Total Cast: 11, Flexible Set
ISBN: 978-0-8222-2503-4
FEE: $80 per performance.
THE STORY: THE THEATRE OF ILLUSION is a tale of magic, love, revenge, mistaken identity, and mistaken perspective. Described by the author as a comedy, a "caprice" and an "extravagance," it is widely considered to be Pierre Corneille's masterpiece.