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BY DAVID IVES, ADAPTED FROM THE MISANTHROPE BY MOLIÈRE

THE SCHOOL FOR LIES

Directed by Chris Foster

May 4-6 & 9-13, 2018

Fri & Sat @ 8:00 PM / Wed & Thu @ 7:30 PM / Sun @ 2:30 PM

It’s 1666 and the brightest, wittiest salon in Paris is that of Celimene, a beautiful young widow so known for her satiric tongue she been sued for it. Surrounded by shallow suitors, whom she lives off of without surrendering to, Celimene has managed to evade love since her beloved husband died- until today, when Frank appears. A traveler from England known for his own coruscating wit and acidic misanthropy, he turns her world upside-down, taking on her suitors, matching her barb for barb, and teaching her how to live again. A wild farce of furious tempo and stunning verbal display.

Intended for mature audiences.

Featuring:

Frank – Jason Biszick

Celimene – Jennifer Lefsyk

Philinte – Nick Bosanko

Eliante – Angelique Powell

Oronte – Rich Angehr

Clitander – David Rook

Acaste – Aileem Penn

Arsinoe – Nicolle Galligan

Basque/Dubois – Jean Carney