Alceste is an idealist and a master of hurtful words, always eager to hold up a mirror to his fellow human beings. But he has finally found his match in the young widow Célimène: As rhetorically gifted as he is, she has no intention of giving in to his whimsies. A delightful and humorous production within a contemporary reduced setting by famous stage director Anne Lenk at the Deutsches Theater Berlin. "Molière's sparkling wit comes through beautifully." (New York Times) "An outstanding production." (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) "An entertaining evening with grand actors and racy dialogues." (taz) The production was invited to the Theatertreffen Festival Berlin, 2020.
Alceste is an idealist and a master of hurtful words, always eager to hold up a mirror to his fellow human beings. But he has finally found his match in the young widow Célimène: As rhetorically gifted as he is, she has no intention of giving in to his whimsies. A delightful and humorous production within a contemporary reduced setting by famous stage director Anne Lenk at the Deutsches Theater Berlin. "Molière's sparkling wit comes through beautifully." (New York Times) "An outstanding production." (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) "An entertaining evening with grand actors and racy dialogues." (taz) The production was invited to the Theatertreffen Festival Berlin, 2020.
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Der Menschenfeind
Artist: Deutsches Theater Berlin
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Alceste is an idealist and a master of hurtful words, always eager to hold up a mirror to his fellow human beings. But he has finally found his match in the young widow Célimène: As rhetorically gifted as he is, she has no intention of giving in to his whimsies. A delightful and humorous production within a contemporary reduced setting by famous stage director Anne Lenk at the Deutsches Theater Berlin. "Molière's sparkling wit comes through beautifully." (New York Times) "An outstanding production." (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) "An entertaining evening with grand actors and racy dialogues." (taz) The production was invited to the Theatertreffen Festival Berlin, 2020.