The school for lies a play adapted from Moliere"s Le misanthrope by David Ives

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StatementDavid Ives
ContributionsMolière, 1622-1673
LC ClassificationsPS3559.V435 S36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25347618M
ISBN 109780810128828
LC Control Number2012022494

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Adapted from Molière’s The Misanthrope, David Ives’s The School for Lies tells the comic tale of Frank, who shares with Molière’s Alceste The school for lies book venomous hatred of the hypocrisy that surrounds him. Like his predecessor, Frank gets into trouble for insulting the work of a dreadful poet and falls in love with Celimene, a witty widow.5/5(1).

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Surrounded by shallow suitors, whom she lives off of without surrendering to, Celimene has managed to evade love since her beloved husband died -- until today, when Frank appears. A traveler from England known for his own coruscating wit and. Get this from a library.

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Get this from a library. The school for lies: a play adapted from Moliere's Le misanthrope. [David Ives; Molière] -- It's and the brightest, wittiest salon in Paris is that of Celimene, a beautiful young widow so known for her satiric tongue she's being sued for it.

Surrounded by shallow suitors, whom she. The School for Lies A Schooling in Truth. By David Ives (adapted from Molière's Le Misanthrope) Shakespeare Theatre Company, Lansburgh Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Monday, June 5,H–7&9 (left stalls) Directed by Michael Kahn. When I reviewed a David Ives–scripted play the last time, I wrote the whole darn thing in prose-structured rhyme.

The School for Lies breaks hard from the Shakespearean plot when Eliante, Celimene’s younger cousin and the object of Philinte’s affections, takes a hard look at how things went for Claudio’s Hero and instead chases after Frank.

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Veanne Cox as Arsinoé and Gregory Wooddell as Frank in The School for Lies, directed by Michael Kahn, at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. (© Scott Suchman). David Ives’s “School for Lies,” at Classic Stage Company, is a glittering, freewheeling rewrite of Molière’s “Misanthrope.”.

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