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Educating Agnes

Written by

Liz Lochhead

and

Moliere

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead , Moliere ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Nick Hern Books, 2008

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Liz Lochhead's Educating Agnes is a Scots-inflected adaptation of Molière’s classic comedy The School for Wives (L’Ecole des Femmes). It was first performed by Theatre Babel at Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow, on 25 April...

Tartuffe, the Imposter

Written by

John Donnelly

and

Moliere

Adapted by

John Donnelly

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ John Donnelly , Moliere ~playauthor~Adapted by~ John Donnelly ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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... he appears. John Donnelly's ferocious version of Molière's comic masterpiece looks at the lengths we go to find meaning - and what happens when we find chaos instead. Tartuffe, the Imposter opened at the National Theatre, London, in February 2019....

Miseryguts

Written by

Moliere

and

Liz Lochhead

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere , Liz Lochhead ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Nick Hern Books, 2002

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's Miseryguts is an adaptation of Molière’s classic comedy of manners, The Misanthrope (Le Misanthrope). It was first performed on 22 March 2002 at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (press night on 23 March). It followed her...

The Philanthropist

Written by

Christopher Hampton

and

Moliere

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton , Moliere ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... Written as a response to Molière's The Misanthrope and first performed at the Royal Court in 1970, this biting 'bourgeois comedy' examines the empty, insular lives of college intellectuals. The Philanthropist was revived at the Donmar Warehouse in September 2005....

Tartuffe

Written by

Moliere

and

Liz Lochhead

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere , Liz Lochhead ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Nick Hern Books, 2002

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 30, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's version of Molière’s comic masterpiece Tartuffe is written in a robust Scots dialect, while retaining the rhyming couplet form of the French original. It was first performed on 24 January 1986 at the Royal Lyceum Theatre,...

The Learned Ladies

Written by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere

Nick Hern Books, 1996

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...The Learned Ladies is one of Molière’s most popular comedies. Written in five acts the play is a satire on academic pretention and female education. Henriette and Clitandre are in love and planning to marry. Henriette’s...

Scapino

Written by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere

Nick Hern Books, 2005

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (11), Female (3), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Molière’s three-act farce was first staged at the Palais-Royal in Paris in 1671. Scapino, or the Trickster, is an archetypal figure used in commedia dell’arte, a theatre practice originating in Italy whose name can be roughly translated...

The Hypochondriac

Written by

Moliere

and

Martin Sorrell

Translated by

Martin Sorrell

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere , Martin Sorrell ~playauthor~Translated by~ Martin Sorrell

Nick Hern Books, 1994

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 35, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...The Hypochondriac is a comédie-ballet, a genre of French drama mixing spoken scenes with interludes of music and dance. It would turn out to be Molière’s last play. Ironically, he collapsed onstage during his fourth performance in the lead...

Tartuffe

Written by

Moliere

and

Christopher Hampton

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2018

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 62, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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... son, seduce his wife and marry his daughter. Molière’s classic comedy, adapted by Christopher Hampton premiered in May 2018, the West End’s first dual language theatre production. This is a bilingual edition of the text....

Don Juan

Written by

Moliere

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Moliere , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Nick Hern Books, 1997

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (14), Female (4), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...Molière’s classic play retells the myth of Don Juan, the infamous womaniser with few morals and a scorn for religion. Casanova Don Juan exasperates his sensible servant, Sganarelle, with his compromising behaviour. His...