Lucrèce Borgia is a French play by Victor Hugo ()
It is often referred to as Lucrezia Borgia.
The original text
Based on the various stories about of Spanish-Italian noblewoman Lucrezia Borgia (1480–1519), Hugo's play was first performed at the Théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin on 2 February, 1833.
Translations and adaptations
Felice Romani based his Italian libretto for Gaetano Donizetti's melodramatic opera Lucrezia Borgia (in a prologue and two acts) on Hugo's play. The opera was first performed on 26 December 1833 at La Scala, Milan.