Triumph of Love

Theatre at UBC presents Triumph of Love, a musical production that will run between March 19 and April 4.  Written by James Magruder, Triumph of Love is an adaptation of Marivaux’s 18th C romantic comedy of the same name. It follows Princess Leonide, who disguises herself as a man as part of a plot to restore her beloved Agis to his rightful throne.

The UBC Library collection has many related resources, including

  • Coward, David, and Marivaux,Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de. Marivaux, La Vie De Marianne and Le Paysan Parvenu. 17; 17. Vol. London: Grant & Cutler, 1982. Koerner Library stacks PQ2003.V6 C7 1982
  • Haac, O. A. (1974). Marivaux. New York: Twayne Publishers. Koerner Library stacks, PQ2003.Z5 H3 1973
  • Magruder, J., Coleman, C. B., Le Sage, A. R., Marivaux, Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de, & Labiche, E. (1996). Three French comedies. New Haven: Yale UP. Koerner Library stacks, PQ1240.E7 T495 1996
  • Marivaux, Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de, & Crimp, M. (1999). The triumph of love. London: Faber and Faber. Koerner Library stacks, PQ2003 .T7513 1999

This musical version was produced in New York.

Stock, Jeffrey, et al. Triumph of Love: Original Broadway Cast. London: JAY Productions Ltd, 1998. I. K. Barber Library audio-visual, AV1.2.S7419 T7 1998.
Flick, Larry, and Eileen Fitzpatrick. “On Stage.” Billboard 109.47 (1997): 97  includes a review of the Broadway production.

Many of Marivaux’ works have been digitized and are freely  available online, for example via Gallica, part of the Bibliothèque nationale de France :

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