The Marriage of Figaro (play)

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The Marriage of Figaro
Marriage of figaro title page.jpg
Title page of the first edition, 1785
Written by Pierre Beaumarchais
Characters Figaro
Count Almaviva
Countess Rosine
Chérubin, etc.
Date of premiere 27 April 1784
Place of premiere Théâtre Français
Paris, France
Original language French
Genre Comedy
Setting Count Almaviva's palace in Seville, Spain near the end of the 18th century

The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro is a play by Pierre Beaumarchais. It is a comedy. It was written in 1778, and first published in 1785. Figaro was first performed at the Théâtre Français in Paris on 27 April 1784. It was a great success. The Marriage of Figaro is a sequel to the play, The Barber of Seville, and a prequel to The Guilty Mother.

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