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Le Lycanthrope, a Revenge-Farce with a Monster-Movie Groove

Author: Timothy McCown Reynolds

Le Lycanthrope, a Revenge-Farce with a Monster-Movie Groove

Description: Halloween night, Paris, 1673: After six years away, Alceste returns from the wilderness, claiming to be a lycanthrope - a werewolf- to enact revenge upon the Society where "man is wolf to man" in this "unofficial sequel" to Moliere's "Le Misanthrope."
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2004
Date Added: 2/24/2014
Content Advisory: Malicious energy, strong language, sexual situations, gore, gunshot, death
5 Acts, 135 Minutes
4 Females, 6 Males

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Keywords: Adaptations · Comedy · Drama · Folklore and Legends · Horror · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Philosophy · The Theatre · Verse

This play is in the following collections: Halloween Collection

Original Production Information

Le Lycanthrope was originally produced October 2004 by Loup Garou Internationale in association with Inverse Theater Company at the Medicine Show Theatre in Hell's Kitchen, New York City with the following cast and crew:

ALCESTE: Timothy McCown Reynolds
ELIANTE: Sarah K. Lippmann
PHILINTE: John McConnel
ARSINOE: Liz Rebert
CLITANDRE: Bob Laine
ORONTE: Randall Middleton
ALACOQUE: Sarah Malinda Engelke
DOCTOR BON MOT: Abariss Culjak
CELIMENE: Carey Urban
KING LOUIS XIV: Daveid Lepeska

Director: Brendan Turk
Ruthie Conde Turk: Production Stage Manager
Clothing: Karen Flood
Lights: Jeff Nash
Sound: John Gideon
Set, Properties, and Poster Art: Timothy McCown Reynolds