Le jeune sage & le vieux fou (The Young wise man & the old fool), Comedy - 1 act
Étienne Méhul - François-Benoît Hoffman
Young Cliton is an old, strict and stuck up man at only 16 years of age. His father Merval is the stark opposite. He enjoys life as a 60 year old young man. The son vows to teach his father to be wiser: so what better way for his father to grow up than to marry?
Round comes young Rose and her aunt Élise. The foolish Cliton thinks up an odd marriage proposal…