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The Bourgeois Gentleman
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Broadway World- Highly Recommended

"...Written by Moliere, translated by Frederique Michel and Charles Duncombe, and directed by Michel, THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN had the audience laughing from start to finish. Providing a satirical view of French aristocracy during the 17th century, this play - and part musical - put ostentatious Frenchman Monsieur Jourdain front and center to fully display his foolishness to become what he was not and would never be: a member of the aristocracy."
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Ilana Lifshitz



Stage Raw- Somewhat Recommended

"...Director Frederique Michel finds a steady pace for the play and an admirable nod to tradition but the action lacks extremes in both tempo and physicality. Charles A. Duncombe's original score fluctuates between French court and musical theatre. Costume design by Josephine Point and Gertrude Fuentes is uneven; some costumes are sharp and well-fitted to the actors while others are ill-fitting and hasty. Duncombe's lighting and set are cohesive and attractive."
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Dana Martin