The Learned Ladies
THURSDAY, February 9 – 7:00 pm
FRIDAY, February 10 – 7:00 pm
SATURDAY, February 11 – 3:30 pm
SATURDAY, February 11 – 7:00 pm
BLACK BOX THEATRE
TICKETS: Adults: $14.00
Written late in Moliere’s career, LEARNED LADIES is one of his most popular and most produced scripts. Most of his plays ridicule the pretentious and ignorant in society with his particular targets in this play being those impressed with Education without having any of their own. Two young lovers wish to get married but must gain the permission of both her father and mother. Her father likes the young man and approves. But her mother, her aunt and her sister – the so-called “Learned Ladies” of the title – do not approve of the proposed bridegroom because he is not a “scholar” in their point of view. As usual with Moliere, the honorable characters prevail through trickery and common sense and the pretentious and foolish are put in their place. Getting there is all the fun.