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The Misanthrope

The Comedy Theatre 17 Dec 2009, following previews from 7 Dec 2009, booking to 13 Mar 2010

Cast: Damian Lewis (Alceste), Keira Knightley (Jennifer), Tara Fitzgerald (Marcia), Dominic Rowan (John), are Nicholas LePrevost (Alexander), Kelly Price (Ellen), Tim McMullan (Covington), and Chuk Iwuji (Julian)


Directed by Thea Sharrock 
Designed by Hildegard Bechtler

Lighting by Peter Mumford

Costumes by Amy Roberts

Sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph

Movement by Fin Walker

Produced by Ambassador Theatre Group, Sweet Pea Productions and Tulchin/Bartner Productions.

Transported from 17th century Paris to modern-day London, Alceste is a famous British playwright disillusioned and angry with the hypocrisy, shallowness and vanity of the contemporary world. Vowing to reject society, Alceste's plans are derailed when he falls madly in love with Jennifer. An ambitious American film star and darling of the social scene, she may prove to be his biggest challenge yet.

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