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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 Bedford
Alceste
in love with Célimène
Mary Beth Hurt
Célimène
Alceste's beloved
Carole Shelley
Arsinoe
a friend of Célimène
Steve Hendrickson
Guard of the Marshalsea
Munson Hicks
Clitandre
Marquess
Duffy Hudson
Basque
Célimène's servant
Mary Layne
Eliante
Célimène's cousin
Stephen D. Newman
Philinte
Alceste's friend
George Pentecost
Acaste
Marquess
David Schramm
Oronte
in love with Célimène
Stanley Tucci
Dubois
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]
for his English translation Richard Wilbur