Eye on Theatre: The Misanthrope By John Simon

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Although Moliere himself considered his masterpiece,‭ ‬The Misanthrope,‭ ‬a comedy,‭ ‬it is,‭ ‬in some ways,‭ ‬closer to a tragicomedy.‭  ‬Otherwise put,‭ ‬what distinguishes a‭ ‬serious‭ ‬comedy from a mere farce is its having something serious to say underneath,‭ ‬which allows us to see that drama and comedy are the two sides of the same coin,‭ ‬and that that coin is …

eHeziEye on Theatre: The Misanthrope By John Simon