Coppet or How Not To Marry A Prince by Kristine Greenaway
When celebrated 18th century writer and intellectual, Germaine de Staël, arranges for a wealthy German prince to meet her close friend and renowned beauty, Juliette Récamier, the prince proposes marriage. Juliette accepts but abruptly breaks off the engagement. Meanwhile, Germaine takes a young lieutenant as her lover after first spurning his attentions. What prompts the two friends to change their minds? A maid called Françoise, provoked by Jacques the footman, appears to have discovered the heart of the matter.
Year Printed: 2015
First Produced: First produced in 2012 in Coppet, Switzerland.
Running TIme: 70 minutes
Male Cast: 3
Female Cast: 3