An eccentric 17th-century roaming theatre troupe searches for a stage and an audience for a jumble of Molière’s “greatest hits”. But what happens when the most eccentric of them all, Molière himself, reaches the end of his path? UMKC Theatre’s MFA actors bring their riotous romp of a touring show to local schools, performing some of Molière’s most famous and hilarious scenes.
A 50-minute performance for middle and high school audiences
Booking for in school performances now! Touring dates: OCT 4-8 and 11-15 Cost: Only a $25 booking fee Audience Size: Minimum of 20 / Maximum of 150 students per performance. Contact: CLICK HERE to BOOK ONLINE ANYTIME or Call 816.474.6552
Venue Requirements: • 20’ wide x 15’ deep playing area. (Actors are not in mics, so please no gymnasiums. Large auditoriums work only if seating the audience on the stage with the actors or putting audience at the very front seating.) • 1 hour set up time, in the space clear of students. 30 minutes breakdown time • A private area to change into costume. Access to a restroom. (Faculty lounge with an attached restroom for changing is ideal.)
Additional notes: all performers vaccinated. When possible, the actors would like to perform without masks. If required the actors will wear clear masks.
KC MOliére 400 in 2022 Kansas City celebrates the 400th birthday of the genius of comedy, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, a.k.a. Moliére (15 Jan., 1622 – 17 Feb., 1673) and the 200th anniversary of the French trading post opened in 1821 by Francois and Bérénice Chouteau in accord with Native nations. Please visit kcmoliere400in2022.com to learn of specific events.