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Moliére

Playwright
Scapin

 

Previously at the Festival: The Imaginary Invalid (1989), Tartuffe (1993), The School for Wives (2008)
Other Plays: The Jealous Husband (1645), The Flying Doctor (1648), The Precious Maidens Ridiculed (1659), Sganerelle, or The Imagery Cuckold (1660), The School for Husbands (1661), The School for Wives (1662), The Rehearsal at Versailles (1663), The Forced Marriage (1664), Tartuffe (1664), Don Juan (1665), The Misanthrope (1666), Amphitryon (1668), The Miser (1668), George Dandin (1668), The Bourgeois Gentleman (1670), Scapin (1671), The Learned Ladies (1672), The Imaginary Invalid (1673)
Other Credits: joined with the Illustrious Theatre (1643); played before Louis XIV (1658); appointed official provider of entertainment to the Sun King
Education: studied law at College de Clermont (1642)
Background: Born 15 January 1622 in Paris; died 17 February 1673 from tuberculosis (collapsed on stage while performing in The Imaginary Invalid, finished the play, and died several hours later)
 
 
 
 
 
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