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The Misanthrope   

 
Circle in the Square Theatre, (1/27/1983 - 3/27/1983)
First Preview: Jan 07, 1983 Total Previews: 23
Opening Date: Jan 27, 1983    
Closing Date: Mar 27, 1983 Total Performances: 69

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comedy in five acts
Setting: Célimène's house in Paris.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)
Written by Molière; Translated by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Wig Design by Peg Schierholz
Company Manager: William Conn
Production Stage Manager: Michael F. Ritchie; Stage Manager: A. Robert Scott
Circle in the Square Public Relations Director: Merle Debuskey; Circle in the Square Press Representative: David Roggensack; Casting: Lynn Kressel; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
Cast
Brian BedfordAlceste
in love with Célimène
Mary Beth HurtCélimène
Alceste's beloved
Carole ShelleyArsinoe
a friend of Célimène
Steve HendricksonGuard of the Marshalsea
Munson HicksClitandre
Marquess
Duffy HudsonBasque
Célimène's servant
Mary LayneEliante
Célimène's cousin
Stephen D. NewmanPhilinte
Alceste's friend
George PentecostAcaste
Marquess
David SchrammOronte
in love with Célimène
Stanley TucciDubois
Alceste's valet
Standby: Pamela Lewis (Arsinoe, Célimène, Eliante)
Understudies: Steve Hendrickson (Basque, Clitandre, Oronte, Philinte), Duffy Hudson (Dubois), A. Robert Scott (Guard of the Marshalsea) and Stanley Tucci (Acaste, Alceste)
Drama Desk Award
 1983 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Stephen D. Newman
winner 1983 Special Award [recipient] 
  Richard Wilbur for his English translation