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L'Atelier to present French comedy, April 27-29

L'Atelier, the French Theater Workshop at Princeton, will present a comedy by French playwright Georges Feydeau at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 27-29, at the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

Directed by Florent Masse, a lecturer in the Department of French and Italian, this production of "Un fil a la patte" (1893) will be the third play by Feydeau performed by L'Atelier. The story details the life of an aristocratic Parisian who must inform his lover, a notorious diva, of his impending marriage to another woman, the daughter of a wealthy baroness.

The cast consists of undergraduate and graduate students who are advanced L'Atelier performers. The production marks the fifth anniversary of L'Atelier on campus.

The performance is sponsored by the Department of French and Italian and the Center for French Studies. Admission is free, but reservations are strongly advised by e-mailing lecentre@princeton.edu with the subject line: Un fil a la patte.

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