Molière

A Portrait of Molière

Molière, née Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, was a French playwright and actor, and is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best-known works are The Misanthrope (New Amsterdam Theatre), The School for Wives (ANTA Playhouse), Tartuffe (ANTA Washington Square Theatre), The Miser (Experimental Theatre), The Imaginary Invalid (Liberty Theatre), and The Bourgeois Gentleman (Jolson's 59th Street Theatre).

Other Broadway credits include A Matinee Idol (Daly’s Theatre), The Learned Ladies (Lyric Theatre), The Imaginary Cuckhold (Comedy Theatre), George Dandin (Provincetown Playhouse), The Would-Be Gentleman (Civic Repertory Theatre), The School for Husbands (Empire Theatre), Amphitryon/Scapin’s Deceits (Ziegfeld Theatre), Forced Marriage and The Jealous Husband (Phoenix Theatre), Don Juan (Broadway Theatre), Tricks (Alvin Theatre), and Scapino (Circle in the Square Theatre).