The Miser

20 Sep 2012 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre presents the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company`s production of


The Miser

Directed by Sylvaine Strike

25 October to 09 December 12

A deliciously mean comedy, directed by Sylvaine Strike, Moliѐre’s The Miser magnifies the madness of a father’s greed, paranoia and suspicion.

Two siblings, their respective lovers and a gaggle of oppressed servants all endure the ghastly avarice that is Harpagon’s… But for how much longer?

Sylvaine Strike’s Fortune Cookie Theatre Company is back for the South African French Season in its remarkably contemporary interpretation of Moliѐre’s timeless classic, written in 1668.

Legendary designer Sarah Roberts dresses a company comprising of the crème of South African ingénues, including the likes of Mpho Osei-Tutu, Atandwa Kani and Kate Liquorish.  Lionel Newton is at the helm in the hugely sought after role of Harpagon, the Miser. 


Production information

Director Sylvaine Strike

Costume designer Sarah Roberts

Set advisor Chen Nakar

Set design Sarah Roberts and Chen Nakar

Composer Dean Barret

Lx designer Alex Farmer

Cast Lionel Newton
Atandwa Kani
Kate Liquorish
William Harding
Mpho Osei-Tutu
Patricia Boyer
Motlatji Ditodi
Jason Kennett

Stage Manager Thunyelwa Rachwene

Performance times Tues-Sat 20h15
Sun       15h15

Media enquiries:

Robert Motseko
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