Piece

Nom de la Pièce Magnanimous Cuckold
Autre Nom de la Pièce Magnificent Cuckold, The ([Traduction] Translation) ,
Cocu Magnifique, Le ([Titre en langue originale] Title in original language)
Date de Création [1921] 1921
Créateur Crommelynck, Fernand [Dramaturge] Playwright
Arts du Spectacle Associés Drama
Langues de Création [Français] French
Intrigue Tragic farce about a poet fanatically in love and jealousy. Acknowledged a masterpiece in Europe, this farce takes jealousy to a level not attained by any other modern writer. A hot-blooded poet in Breugelesque Flanders becomes jealous of his young wife and orders her to fornicate with every man in the village so that his suspicions can be confirmed. The men riotously go into serial rut, their wives go on a rampage, the wife blossoms under all the attention -- and the poet becomes bilious, bald, and insane.
Notes "Magnanimous Cuckold" is the title of Aksionov's Russian translation, staged by Meyerhold.

Associated Items

Productions Associées 1928, Meyerhold Theatre, Magnanimous Cuckold (revision of 1922 production) ,
1922, Actors' Theatre (Meyerhold's Workshop), Magnanimous Cuckold
Performances of the piece 904, 887, 893, 892, 913, 908, 909, 911, 914, 890, 897, 899, 898, 905, 895, 891, 888, 889, 896, 912, 916, 917, 1005383, 1005384, 1005387, 1005388, 1005390, 1005391, 1005392, 900, 901, 902, 903
Components associated with piece 912, 916, 917, 1005385, 1005386, 1005389, 918, 919, 816, 814, 817, 818