Moliere

Moliere

Playwright


Biography


Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (/moʊlˈjɛər/;[1] French: [mɔ.ljɛːʁ]; 1622–1673), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.[2] Among Molière's best-known works are The Misanthrope, The School for Wives, Tartuffe, The Miser, The Imaginary Invalid, and The Bourgeois Gentleman.

Read more on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moli%C3%A8re


Shows by Moliere

Title
Synopsis

Controversial and popular from the time of its release, Moliere’s Tartuffe remains a biting satire aimed at religious hypocrisy. When the kind, yet dim, Orgon invites the religious zealot known as Tartuffe into his home, he... read more

Overview

Nationality
French
Born
1/15/1622
Died
2/17/1673
Show Categories
Play
Genres
Comedy, Satire