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    Random Society 51 presents...

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme
    By Jean-Baptiste Lully, Molière

    20:00, Wed 14th March 2018 - Sun 18th March 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:00, Wed 21st March 2018 - Sun 25th March 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:45, Wed 28th March 2018 - Sun 1st April 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
    Lent Week 8 to Easter Vacation

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme is a five-act comédie-ballet—a play intermingled with music, dance and singing—by Molière, first presented on 14 October 1670 before the court of Louis XIV at the Château of Chambord by Molière's troupe of actors. Subsequent public performances were given at the theatre of the Palais-Royal beginning on 23 November 1670. The music was composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully, the choreography was by Pierre Beauchamp, the sets were by Carlo Vigarani and the costumes were done by the chevalier d’Arvieux.
    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme satirizes attempts at social climbing and the bourgeois personality, poking fun both at the vulgar, pretentious middle-class and the vain, snobbish aristocracy. The title is meant as an oxymoron: in Molière's France, a "gentleman" was by definition nobly born, and thus there could be no such thing as a bourgeois gentleman. The play is in prose.

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    Auditions are being held at the times below – more details

    • Fri 3rd May, 12:45–16:45, Random Location 39
    • Tue 30th Apr, 12:00–15:00, Random Location 31

    Cast

    Monsieur Jourdain -
    Madame Jourdain -
    Cléonte -
    Covielle -
    Dorimène -
    Dorante -
    Nicole -

    Production Team

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