Moliere's The Bungler is a fast-paced and witty comedy of deception and desire certain to entertain and amuse. Never before performed in America, this is a world premiere translation from Richard Wilbur, the former Poet Laureate of the United States. When a young nobleman falls in love with a gypsy slave, he promptly enlists the help of his clever valet to woo her. But as the wily servant outwits rival suitors, greedy old men, and fate itself, he soon discovers that his biggest obstacle is his master's own awkward interference. Long Wharf Theatre introduces the legendary French playwright?s lost, first masterpiece.