The Misanthrope (1996)

Razor-sharp wit inflames a competitive game of survival in the salons of 17th century France where, in this world of “finest appearances,” one man’s blunt honesty shatters his society’s delicate web of manners. Often considered to be Molière’s Hamlet, The Misanthrope is a wickedly scathing satire. Translated by Richard Wilbur. A Court Theatre co-production.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Harry Althaus as Acaste
Amy Farrington as Éliante
Bradford Farwell as Philinte
Sean Fortunado as Guard of the Marshalsea
David Frutkoff as Basque
Kevin Gudahl as Alceste
Ora Jones as Arsinoé
Chad Kelderman as Dubois
John Reeger as Oronte
Hollis Resnik as Célimène
Larry Yando as Clitandre

Directed by Charles Newell. Recorded before a live audience at the DoubleTree Guest Suites, Chicago in April of 1996.

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