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The Misanthrope

Moliere

Narrator Harry Althaus, Amy Farrington, Bradford Farwell, Sean Fortunado, David Frutkoff, Kevin Gudahl, Cora Jones, Chad Kelderman, John Reeger, Hollis Resnik, Larry Yando

Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works

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Summary

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 AcasteAmy Farrington as ÉlianteBradford Farwell as PhilinteSean Fortunado as Guard of the MarshalseaDavid Frutkoff as BasqueKevin Gudahl as AlcesteOra Jones as ArsinoéChad Kelderman as DuboisJohn Reeger as OronteHollis Resnik as CélimèneLarry Yando as ClitandreDirected by Charles Newell. Recorded before a live audience at the DoubleTree Guest Suites, Chicago in April of 1996.
Duration: about 2 hours (01:42:33)
Publishing date: 2007-04-30; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2007. Copyright Statment: —