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  • The FALSE SERVANT Alternative


Comedy drama. The story is performed in an empty theatre and tells the story of the Chevalier, who hires Trivelin, a former gentleman, to work as her servant while her own servant is away on an errand. The Chevalier is staying at the country estate of the Countess, who is the fiancée of Lelio, the Chevalier's friend. Lelio does not know that the Chevalier is a woman since she hides her long hair and dresses in a masculine manner. He confides that he does not want to marry the Countess after all, since he has heard of a better financial prospect in Paris. The 'better financial prospect' is actually the Chevalier herself. To complicate matters, the Chevalier agrees to make romantic overtures to the Countess so that she will let Lelio go - or so he thinks.

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