The story concerns the terrible complications wrought by the servant Traffaldino when he gets himself jobs with two different people at the same time.
Servant of Two Masters, The Script
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The life of the Italian dramatist Carlo Goldoni almost exactly spanned the eighteenth century, a time when the traditional comedia dell'arte style was in decline and 'written' drama as we know it was beginning. Goldoni skilfully adapted the comedia dell'arte pattern to his own very funny plots, and the most famous of the resulting plays is The Servant of Two Masters.