About the production

Written by: Molière

Directed by: Brian Brady

Alceste is not alone.  He has at least three rivals.  His attempts to court Celimene are interrupted by a constant stream of servants, fops and unwelcome guests in a sparkling verse translation by Tony Harrison.

Dublin Youth Theatre’s highly mannered and eclectic production highlights the disparity between what people say and what people do.  The world Moliere presents may look different but sounds not unlike our own.  “The more things change…”

Cast List

  • Alceste - Declan Walsh
  • Philinte - Kevin Murphy
  • Oronte - Martin Rogers
  • Celimene - Helen Walsh
  • Basque - Fiona Toibin
  • Acaste - Joe Hanley
  • Clitandre - Jason Nelson
  • Eliante - Rachel Rogers
  • Secretary of the Academy - Elita Costello
  • Arsinoe - Geraldine Judge
  • Dubois - Denise McCormack

Crew List

  • Set Design: Ronan McCrea
  • Co-Designer: Nicola Gogan
  • Costume Design: Jasmine Russell
  • Lighting Design: Paul Keoghan
  • Lighting Operator: Jean O'Dwyer
  • Stage Manager: Mary-Ann Bolger
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Catherine Daly
  • Sound Operator: Nuala Mullen
  • Photos: Ronan McCrea