Written by Moliere
A New Translation and Adaptation by James Magruder
Directed by Martin McClendon '91
February 23 - 26, 2006
Setting: Harpagon's house in Paris
The Miser is the story of a super rich money lender, Harpagon, who is a miserable old skin flint. To him, everything is money and everyone wants to take it from him. Harpagon’s children, Élise and Cléante, would love to escape their penny-pinching father’s home and marry their respective lovers. Many unexpected and hilarious twists and turns delivers a surprise ending.
Commissioned and first produced by CenterStage
Elizabeth Drog '02