L.A. Theatre Works On the Air:
Brian Bedford, Martin Jarvis and Susan Sullivan
L.A. Theatre Works’ Radio Theatre Series will air The Misanthrope, written by Molière, directed by Rosalind Ayres and featuring Brian Bedford, Martin Jarvis and Susan Sullivan. The broadcast can be heard locally in Southern California on Sunday, November 11 from 8 -10 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles (98.7 FM in Santa Barbara, 99.5 FM in Ridgecrest/China Lake and 93.7 FM in Rancho Bernardo/North San Diego), and can also be streamed on demand at www.latw.org.
In Molière’s comic masterpiece, the anti-social Alceste despises the hypocrisy of polite society, yet can’t see past his own considerable flaws. Tony Award-winner Brian Bedford stars as the cynical title character in the definitive translation by Richard Wilbur. The broadcast includes a conversation with Professor Larry F. Norman of the University of Chicago, author of "The Public Mirror: Molière and the Social Commerce of Depiction.