Le Misanthrope | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Wed 29 Mar

Le Misanthrope

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

180 mins with interval

in French with EN subs

Theatre Broadcast from La Comédie-Française Author: Molière | Stage director: Clément Hervieu-Léger | Stage design: Eric Ruf | With the troupe and actors of the Académie de la Comédie-Française | Comedy in 5 acts

In this take on Molière’s greatest classic, starring Loïc Corbery as Alceste, the characters are placed outside a mansion that is being renovated instead of the cosy setting of a salon. The set is a moving space, a metaphor for what, according to the director, the repertoire should be “evolving, completely of its century but nourished by previous centuries and already turning to the coming century.

Comédie Française     Pathé Live

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Wed 29 Mar