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 £4.00You save £0.99 (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 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Molière:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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