La Comtesse Bis

La Comtesse bis by Molière

La Comtesse d’Escarbagnas with La Critique de l’école des femmes

A play within a play

Adapted and directed by Rosa Campagnaro

Produced by Michael Bula

in French with English surtitles

The production

The season ran from 4 to 6 May 2017.

This is the 101st production of Melbourne French Theatre Inc. (MFT) in 40 years [1977 to 2017] since its foundation in 1977 by Michael Bula and A. David Gorrie at the University of Melbourne.

The cast

The Comtesse and Galopin(e) in La Critique de l’Ecole des Femmes – Jennifer Brigant

Le Vicomte, Julie’s suitor, and Climène in La Critique de l’Ecole des Femmes – Barnabé Brokensha

Julie and Uranie in La Critique de l’Ecole des Femmes – Heidi Bula

Monsieur Tibaudier, Counsellor, La Comtesse’s suitor and Jeannot – Richard Ryan

Monsieur Harpin, tax collector and La Comtesse’s suitor – Henry Méra

Monsieur Bobinet, Le Comte’s private tutor – Michel Bula

Andrée, La Comtesse’s maid and Elise in La Critique de l’Ecole des Femmes – Lila Girod

Criquet, La Comtesse’s valet and Le Comte, La Comtesse’s son – Geoffrey Denans


Radio SBS podcast

Listen to the Radio SBS Podcast about the play La Comtesse Bis, (une pièce dans la pièce de Molière)