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Bring the life and work of Moliere to your audience
Like most of Moliere’s work, the script is written in rhymed couplets. The three monkeys are the primary musical performers who dance and sing to 14 songs throughout the play.
The play features scenes from many of Moliere’s plays including, Tartuffe, A School for Wives, The Ridiculous Young Ladies, The Impromptu at Versailles, and The Imaginary Invalid.
A digital recording is available to accompany all of the musical numbers.
A digital sound design is available for all of the sound effects and mood music specified in the script
Performance time: The play runs for an hour and forty minmutes in two acts.
Cast: The minimum cast is for 16 actors. 8 men and 8 women with some doubling and depending on how the roles of the three monkeys are cast. More actors can be added for crowd and ceremony scenes.
The script is 102 pages formated on 8 x 11.5 paper, printed on one side.