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  • ISBN: 9781580819176 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1580819176 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 50 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : L.A. Theatre Works : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by Brian Bedford, JD Cullum, Sarah Drew, Martin Jarvis, Darren Richardson, Susan Sullivan, Nick Toren, Matt Wolf, Bellamy Young.
Summary, etc.:
This timeless comedy of manners is considered one of Moliere's most probing and mature works. While it's still an exemplar of 16th century farce, Moliere went beyond his usual comic inventiveness to create a world of rich, complex characters, especially in the cynical title character Alceste, played here by the Tony Award-winning actor Brian Bedford. This recording also includes an interview with Larry F. Norman author of "The Public Mirror: Moliere and the Social Commerce of Depiction". An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Brian Bedford as Alceste; JD Cullum as Clitandre; Sarah Drew as Eliante; Martin Jarvis as Philinte; Darren Richardson as Basque and Du Bois; Susan Sullivan as Arsinoe; Nick Toren as Oronte; Matt Wolf as Acaste and Guard; Bellamy Young as Celimene.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: France > History > 17th century > Drama.
France > Social life and customs > 17th century > Drama.

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