September 30 - October 10, 2010
In this comedy, the main character Alceste attempts to put an end to the hypocrisy and pretentiousness of society by vowing to only speak the truth. This radical approach is challenged by his good friend Philinte, who tries to help him see that this brutal frankness could be the undoing of society itself. The Misanthrope was written in 1666 by Moliere and translated by Richard Wilbur.
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