Our 2014 show in French is Molière’s celebrated The Learned Ladies (Les Femmes savantes). The Learned Ladies is a five-act comedy of manners in verse that premiered on March 11, 1672 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal in Paris. It is considered a masterpiece and is one of Molière’s most popular comedies.
For more on The Learned Ladies, see the Wikipedia article about the play. There is also a Wikipedia article about Molière. You will find links to our English translation of the full text as well as a one-page summary in English below.
We are giving two performances, on Friday and Saturday, April 11 & 12, 2014, at 8 PM at the George Ignatieff Theatre on the downtown campus of the University of Toronto. A one-page summary of the play in English (see also below) as well as projected surtitles in English will be available at both shows. You can purchase tickets on-line, with seats assigned following a consultation with our box office staff; or you can contact our box office by telephone weekdays 11 AM – 5 PM, starting March 31, 2014. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night of the performances with payment by cash only.
Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 8 PM
English surtitles will be shown both days
George Ignatieff Theatre
University of Toronto
15 Devonshire Place
Toronto, ON M5S 1H8
Subway: St. George; Bedford Road exit, then 400 m on foot
Full text of play