The Heir Apparent

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This French farce takes us to 1708 Paris where Eraste, a worthy though penniless young man, is waiting for his wealthy old miserly uncle to die so he can inherit his fortune and marry his beloved Isabelle. But his uncle, Geronte, has other plans for Isabelle and his money. With the help of 2 wily servants, Eraste attempts to disinherit newly found relatives and forge a new will. The multiple plot lines unravel to greart comedic effect all while being performed in rhyming couplets.