The Misanthrope
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The Misanthrope

The Misanthrope NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Clever, Funny, Good use of space, Fun, Ambitious

A new adaptation of Moliere's classic, performed outdoors.

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741 Reviews | 121 Followers
Thought-provoking, Good use of space, Fun, Entertaining, Interesting choices

See it if updating classics seems like a good idea. The update includes interpersonal casualness, cell phones & gender fluidity. All adding to the fun

Don't see it if your are a purist in any sense. In addition to non-traditional casting, some language is changed to current slang while some is original.

232 Reviews | 51 Followers
Funny, Dated, Great acting, Clever

See it if a very inventive staging of a silly frothy singsongy play, and the actors are terrific & wholly committed to it.

Don't see it if It’s overlong and the script could use cutting. There are better Moliere plays- this one gets tedious in spite of the valiant efforts of all Read more

36 Reviews | 13 Followers
Intelligent, Clever, Funny, Ambitious

See it if The troupe is excelent and one could see that others could have played the leads. Timing, and speech on rhymed text were fantastic

Don't see it if You can't stand lots of clever repartee updated with glitz. It has spectacle and humor galore so that may annoy Moliere purists (peut-etre)

Critic Reviews (1)
May 24th, 2022

"Transposing a 17th century play into the new millennium is a tall order. However, Tiberghien managed to do it quite well here, thank you. For starters, she assembled a cast that has the chops to deliver the iambic pentameters of Richard Wilbur’s sublime English translation, not to mention the acting talent to pull off this comedy of manners in an outdoor performing space. "
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