‘A learnéd fool is more of a fool than an ignorant fool can be.’
Juliet and Clinton are in love. Guileless, sweet, all-encompassing love. However, love is not without its impediments. Standing in the way of their eternal happiness are Juliet’s mother and sister, whose disapproval is of the most high-brow kind.
Justin Fleming has audaciously brought Molière’s Les Femmes Savantes (The Learned Ladies) screaming into the 21st century and created a sassy Sydney story filled with linguistic dexterity, wit and rhyme.