The Misanthrope

Cast: 3f 10m

Staging: Single interior set

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

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854597878Publication Date:
29 Jun 2005
Size: 160mm x 107mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780014173Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
c. 1666

The Misanthrope

By Molière Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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Molière's most-admired comedy of manners, about a man whose quickness to criticise the flaws in others, and in himself, leads him into deep trouble.

Alceste, the 'misanthrope', hates all mankind, and despairs of its hypocrisy and falseness. He believes that the world could be perfected if people were more honest with each other.

But when his honesty starts to make him enemies, and the target of malicious gossips, it is his world and his life which suffer.

The Misanthrope, or the Cantankerous Lover (Le Misanthrope ou l'Atrabilaire amoureux) was first performed in 1666 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris.

This English version, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Cast: 3f 10m

Staging:Single interior set

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

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854597878Publication Date:
29 Jun 2005
Size: 160mm x 107mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780014173Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Molière:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Ivanov
The Game Of Love And Chance
Chekhov: Shorts
Chekhov on Theatre
An Enemy of the People
Summerfolk
The Marriage of Figaro
The Bear
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
The Wild Duck
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
The Servant of Two Masters
The Dance of Death (Drama Classic)
John Gabriel Borkman
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
The Wedding
Chekhov: Four Plays
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
On the Evils of Tobacco
Swansong
The Government Inspector
Ibsen: Three Plays
Ghosts (Drama Classic)
Children of the Sun
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
The Proposal
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
A Tragic Figure

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