Cnémon le Misanthrope (1959)

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Start date: 
5 June 1959
End date: 
6 June 1959
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Production notes: 
The review in The Times describes this performance as the 'western première' of Menander's Dyskolos, following the a new manuscript of the play which came to light as a papyrus codex of 21 pages. Professor Victor Martin's edition of the play was used.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Maurice Aufair Actor Daos
Jean Binet Composer
Pierre Estoppey Set & Costume Designer
Louis Gaulis Actor Gétas
André Hurst Actor Sostrate
Philippe Mentha Actor Gorgias
Georges Milhaud Actor Sicon
Adrien Nicati Actor Cnémon
François Simon Director
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Théatre de Carouge (Geneva, Canton de Genève, Switzerland) 4 June, 1959 to 5 June, 1959

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