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Pierre Corneille

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Description:

In this classic farce, a young man pretends to be a war hero to impress a pretty girl. As his lies progress, so do his troubles – with hilarious results. Playwright Pierre Corneille’s comedy of manners is considered a groundbreaking work which influenced contemporaries such as the young Molière. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production, starring Tara Lynne Barr, Janine Barris, Sue Cremin, Danny Mann, Christopher Neame, John Sloan, Mark Sullivan, and Matthew Wolf Includes a conversation about Corneille and French drama with Larry F. Norman of the University of Chicago. Lead funding for this production is provided by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Wilbur, Matthew Wolf, John Sloan, Christopher Neame, Danny Mann, Janine Barris, Mark Sullivan, Sue Cremin, Tara Lynne Barr

Length:

1h 51m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:58


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

43:43


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

44:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

21:20