Molière at Versailles

Translated and adapted from the plays of Molière
By Mechele Leon

In adapting Impromptu, a play about Molière’s company in rehearsal, I invented a reimagined premise in which Molière’s company prepares to offer a command performance of The Imaginary Invalid at the Versailles Palace for Louis XIV.

The Last Scene

By Alain Foix
Translated by Amelia Parenteau

The Last Scene offers an almost dreamy depiction of violent realities, and a fascinating window into our past, through a lens of French interpretation.

Phaedra

By Racine
Translated by Catherine Esther Styles

Although Racine’s Phèdre is acknowledged as one of the supreme achievements of European literature, it is not often performed in English.