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Comédie Française: The Imaginary Invalid

Presented by Lark Theater at Lark Theater, Larkspur CA

May 22 2022
Comédie Française:  The Imaginary Invalid

Moliére’s timeless comedy captured live at the Salle Richelieu in Paris

France’s premiere theatre company, The Comédie Française (also known as The French National Theatre) returns to the Lark Theater with a sensational 2022 Season dedicated entirely to one of the world’s most illustrious playwright, Moliére, in celebration of his 400th Anniversary!

THE IMAGINARY INVALID

Director: Claude Stratz
Cast: the Troupe and the actors of the Académie de la Comédie-Française
In French with English subtitles

Argan, a cantankerous hypochondriac obsessed by his ailments, is surrounded by a court of corrupt and ignorant doctors who take advantage of him.

A tyrannical father, he is set on marrying his daughter Angélique to the nephew of Monsieur Purgon, his faithful personal physician. However, she is in love with the young Cléante and resists his wishes, even if it means being sent to a convent.

The odious stepmother Béline further fuels the conflict. It takes the tenacity and wiles of the maid Toinette for the masks to fall.

Written when Molière was in a weakened state, his last play is nonetheless one of his most brilliant comedies – as if he had gathered all the resources of his genius to reach the summit of his art. A timeless classic!

ADMISSION INFO

Reserved Seating
Get tickets early for best seat selections

$18 - General
$15 - Lark Members
$16 - Senior
$10 - Student (18 and under)
No Passes

Contact: 415-924-5111

Email: boxoffice@larktheater.net

    Official Website

Additional time info:

1:00 pm

PHOTOS

  • Comédie Francaise's The Imaginary Invalid

VIDEOS

  • Comédie Francaise's The Imaginary Invalid

LOCATION

Lark Theater

549 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, CA 94939

PARKING INFO

Public parking available next door to the theater. Two hour street parking available on Magnolia.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System

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