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    Random Society 38 presents...

    The Imaginary Invalid
    By Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Molière

    21:00, Wed 19th August 2020 - Sun 23rd August 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    Summer Vacation

    The Imaginary Invalid is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière with dance sequences and musical interludes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It premiered on 10 February 1673 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal in Paris and was originally choreographed by Pierre Beauchamp.
    Molière had fallen out with the powerful court composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, with whom he had pioneered the comédie-ballet form a decade earlier, and had opted for the collaboration with Charpentier, Lully's rival and arguably a more gifted composer. Le malade imaginaire would turn out to be Molière's last work. He collapsed during his fourth performance as Argan on 17 February and died soon after.

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    Thomas Diaforious -
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    Mr. Diaforious -

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