The Misanthrope

Comedy - Revival

Lyceum Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 9, 1968
  • Closing Date: April 26, 1969
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 86


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

Brian Bedford in The Misanthrope Brian Bedford Acaste
Joseph Bird Clitandre
Patricia Conolly in The Misanthrope Patricia Conolly Eliante
Keene Curtis Oronte
Michael Durrell Guard of the Marshalsea
Richard Easton in The Misanthrope Richard Easton Alceste
Betty Miller in The Misanthrope Betty Miller Arsinoe
Christina Pickles Célimène
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Molière Writer
  Stephen Porter Director
  James Tilton Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  James Tilton Lighting Design
  APA-Phoenix Repertory Company Producer
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1969 Outstanding Performance Brian Bedford Winner
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