The Misanthrope

The Misanthrope
Or The Cantankerous Lover
adapted by Peter DeLaurier

Productions (5)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 120 - 135 minutes
  • 3 f, 7 m (8-11 actors possible: exactly 3 f, 5-8 m)
  • Set: Unit set. Living room of an up-scale Washington, D.C. condo.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-640-4

The Misanthrope
Or The Cantankerous Lover
adapted by Peter DeLaurier

(0)
Productions (5)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 120 - 135 minutes
  • 3 f, 7 m (8-11 actors possible: exactly 3 f, 5-8 m)
  • Set: Unit set. Living room of an up-scale Washington, D.C. condo.

All hell breaks loose in the form of iambic pentameter in this modern American retelling of Moliere's classic set against the backdrop of Washington D.C. Alceste hates the falseness of human behavior. Celemine is a consummate flirt. He's a poet and columnist; she's a lobbyist -- but somehow, this unlikely couple is in love. And, as though their differing outlooks on life don't make things difficult enough, their relationship is complicated by multiple love triangles in the epicenter of political pretense and double-dealings.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

All hell breaks loose in the form of iambic pentameter in this modern American retelling of Moliere's classic set against the backdrop of Washington D.C. Alceste hates the falseness of human behavior. Celemine is a consummate flirt. He's a poet and columnist; she's a lobbyist -- but somehow, this unlikely couple is in love. And, as though their differing outlooks on life don't make things difficult enough, their relationship is complicated by multiple love triangles in the epicenter of political pretense and double-dealings.

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 120 - 135 minutes
  • 3 f, 7 m (8-11 actors possible: exactly 3 f, 5-8 m)
  • Set: Unit set. Living room of an up-scale Washington, D.C. condo.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-640-4

Production History

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Production Group
Location
MAY 21, 2020 - JUN 28, 2020
Lantern Theater Company
Philadelphia, PA United States
Lantern Theater Company Philadelphia, PA United States
APR 28, 2011 - APR 30, 2011
Finger Lakes Community College
East Bloomfield, NY United States
Finger Lakes Community College East Bloomfield, NY United States
FEB 11, 2010 - FEB 21, 2010
Arcadia University
Glenside, PA United States
Arcadia University Glenside, PA United States
JAN 01, 2003 - DEC 31, 2003
Delaware County Community College
Media, PA United States
Delaware County Community College Media, PA United States
JAN 01, 2000 - DEC 31, 2000
Penn State
Abington, PA United States
Penn State Abington, PA United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
MAY 21, 2020 - JUN 28, 2020
Lantern Theater Company
Philadelphia, PA United States
Lantern Theater Company Philadelphia, PA United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
MAY 21, 2020 - JUN 28, 2020
Lantern Theater Company
Philadelphia, PA United States
Lantern Theater Company Philadelphia, PA United States