May 5, 2016
A hypochondriac takes the stage at the Ghent Playhouse May 20
The Ghent Playhouse presents its final production of the season, Moliere’s “The Imaginary Invalid (The Hypochondriac). This is a new adaptation written and directed by Barbara Leavell Smith. The play will open on Friday, May 20, 2016 and run through Sunday, June 5, 2016 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m.
The Assistant Director for this production is Denola Perreten and the Stage Manager is Arielle Lant, It is produced by Kelly Mackerer, Set Design is by Sam Reilly, Lighting Designer is Isabelle Filkins, Costume Designer is Joanne Maurer and the Music Composer and Pianist is Catherine Schane-Lydon.
This is the classic tale of the ultimate hypochondriac. When an imaginary invalid, endlessly flooded by doctors and pharmacy bills, thinks he has found the cure for all his aches and pains, the results bring both chaos and hilarity.
George Filieau Argan, our hypochondriac
Brianna Fingar Angelique, Argan’s oldest daughter
Bailey Lapo Cleante, in love with Angelique
Bridget Bulson Toinette, Argan’s servent
Lael Locke Beline, Argan’s second wife
Monk Schane-Lydon Beralde, Argan’s brother
Kevin Kilb Thomas, a medical student
Mr. Fleurant, Argan’s apothecary
Mark Wilson Mr. Purgon, Argan’s doctor
Sally Dodge Mrs. Diafoirus, Thomas’s mother
Mark Fingar The Notary
Since laughter has been touted as the best medicine, this production is sure to be good for what ails you! Reserve your tickets early to be sure you get to see this new adaptation of a classic!
Tickets are $20 each, $17 for Playhouse members and $10 for Students with ID. Tickets may be reserved by calling 1-800-838-3006 or going to the website at www.ghentplayhouse.org.