The Learned Ladies

Cast: 5f 8m

Staging: Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 81 pages ISBN: 9781854593757Publication Date:
18 Jul 1996
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: Royal Shakespeare Company, 1996

The Learned Ladies

By Molière Translated by A.R. Waller

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Molière's satire of intellectual snobbery, in a translation first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

In Molière's 1672 play Les Femmes Savantes, Chrysale's daughter Henriette wants to marry Clitandre, but her mother wishes her to marry Trissotin, a poet with lofty aspirations. For the women of Chrysale's household are obsessed with learning and culture of the most pretentious kind, and are oblivious to Trissotin's true nature.

This English version of Molière's The Learned Ladies, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated by A.R. Waller, and introduced by Kenneth McLeish. It was first staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in July 1996, in a production directed by Steven Pimlott.

Cast: 5f 8m

Staging:Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 81 pages ISBN: 9781854593757Publication Date:
18 Jul 1996
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)

Also by Molière:

The Miser
Tartuffe (Drama Classics)
Miseryguts
The Misanthrope
Scapino
Don Juan
The Hypochondriac
Tartuffe

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