Titus Maccius Plautus

Trinummus: The Three Pieces of Money


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Buried treasure, reckless son, exile, young love, betrayal, detection - all as relevant today as when this comedy was written 2200 years ago…

Pseudolus: or, The Cheat


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About two dozen comedies of the Roman playwright Plautus have survived the years, with many of them ending up rewritten and recast by other …

Miles Gloriosus; The Braggart Captain


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Pleusicles loves Philocomasium, but she is kidnapped by Pyrgopolinices. Palaestrio, faithful servant to Pleusicles, witnesses this and goes …

Stichus; or, The Parasite Rebuffed


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"Antipho, a wealthy and jovial old gentleman of Athens, has two daughters, Pilumena and Pamphila. They are married to two brothers, Epi…

Bacchides: or, The Twin Sisters


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Twin sisters, separated at birth to different lands. Later, Mnesilochus falls in love with one of them, only to see his friend Pistoclerus a…

Menaechmi; or, The Twin Brothers


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Menaechimus was carried away as a child to Epidamnus. Years later his twin-brother arrives also in Epidamnus, where because of his resemblan…