The Misanthrope

Comedy - Revival

St. James Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 10, 1975
  • Opening Date: March 12, 1975
  • Closing Date: May 31, 1975
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 94

Synopsis

In Moliere's 1666 satire of social hypocrisy, a Paris aristocrat detests the shallow artifice of his peers but falls for a flirtatious girl who gleefully exhibits all the social traits he hates.

 

Opening Night Cast

Alec McCowen Alceste
Diana Rigg in The Misanthrope Diana Rigg Celimene
Robert Eddison Philinte
Gawn Grainger Oronte
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Molière Writer
  John Dexter Director
  Tanya Moiseiwitsch Scenic Design
  Tanya Moiseiwitsch Costume Design
  Andy Phillips Lighting Design
  Jennifer Tipton Lighting Supervisor
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actor in a Play Alec McCowen Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actress in a Play Diana Rigg Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Actress in a Play Diana Rigg Nominee
1975 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Tanya Moiseiwitsch Nominee
1975 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Tanya Moiseiwitsch Nominee
 
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