The Learned Ladies

5/22/2019 through 6/2/2019 | The Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre

Theatre University District

The Parnell sisters don’t always agree. Armande is seeking a life driven by intellectual pursuits, while Henriette wants to follow her heart. Add a set of overbearing parents, some meddling relatives, and a few pompous poets, and you’ve got one of Molière’s most ridiculous satires. Jane Nichols, an internationally renowned teacher of physical comedy and Clown, directs this funny, philosophical play that pits the power of the mind against the passion of the heart. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Wilbur’s translation of Les Femmes Savantes sparkles—in Nichols’ words, “every character is delicious and every scene is a pearl.”

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