The Imaginary Invalid

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The Imaginary Invalid (French: Le Malade imaginaire) is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed in 1673 and was the last work he wrote. In an ironic twist of fate, Molière collapsed during his fourth performance as Argan on 17 February and died soon after. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Argan, an imaginary invalid: Allen Johns
Beline, second wife to Argan: Nadine Eckert-Boulet
Angelique, daughter to Argan: Arielle Lipshaw
Louison, Argan's young daughter: Elizabeth Klett
Beralde, brother to Argan: Delmar H. Dolbier
Cleante, lover to Angelique: mb
Mr. Diafoirus, a physician: Wupperhippo
Thomas Diafoirus, his son: engineerdst
Mr. Purgon, physician to Argan: Bellona Times
Mr. Fleurant, an apothecary/Mr. De Bonnefoi, a notary: Alan Mapstone
Toinette, maidservant to Argan: Availle
Narrator: ToddHW

Audio edited by Arielle Lipshaw (1 hr 50 min)


Act 1 32:16 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 2 37:59 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 3 40:16 Read by LibriVox Volunteers