Monsieur De Pourceaugnac


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'Monsieur de Pourceaugnac', acted on October 6, 1669, is nothing but a farce. But Molière excels in farce as well as in higher comedy, and 'Monsieur de Pourceaugnac' is one of the best of its kind. The attacks upon the doctors of the time are not exaggerated. Molière acted the part of Mr. de Pourceaugnac.
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Cast list:

Monsieur De Pourceaugnac: Tomas Peter

Oronte, father to Julia: alanmapstone

Éraste, lover to Julia: Leanne Yau

Sbrigani, a Neapolitan adventurer: Larry Wilson

First Physician: ToddHW

Second Physician: Eva Davis

An Apothecary: Frédéric Surget

Countryman - A Peasant: Campbell Schelp

Countrywoman - A Female Peasant: Foon

First Swiss: Nemo

Second Swiss: Foon

A Police Officer: Campbell Schelp

Julia, daughter to Oronte: Elsie Selwyn

Nérine, an intriguing woman, supposed to come from Picardy: Sonia

Lucette, supposed to come from Gascony: Eva Davis

Lady Singer: Devorah Allen

First Man Singer: Nemo

Second Man Singer: MajorToast

1st Lawyer: Campbell Schelp

2nd Lawyer: MajorToast

Child 1: Devorah Allen

Child 2: MajorToast

Stage Directions: Sandra Schmit

Edited By: ToddHW (1 hr 26 min)

Chapters

Act 1 42:16 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 2 28:09 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 3 15:51 Read by LibriVox Volunteers