What's On

Molière’s The Hypochondriac
 

THE HYPOCHONDRIAC

A NEW VERSION BY HILARY BELL.

An irreverent and delicious farce where the old world meets the new.

Argan is a needy and controlling patriarch of a household of women, and his hypochondria is the perfect means to keep them at his beck and call. But when his self-obsession extends to selling off his daughter in return for on-tap medical attention, his housekeeper Toinette decides it’s time to fight back.

In this world premiere, Hilary Bell adapts Molière’s classic satire for  contemporary Australian audiences.

The Hypochondriac critiques a society of overdiagnosis and over-prescription that has us clamouring for short-cut fixes and pharmaceuticals.

The Hypochondriac is an hilarious farce for our times where all’s well that ends well and a little bit of sense triumphs over the unreasonable.

A World Premiere.

Cast includes:
Darren Gilshenan
Lucia Mastrantone
Emma Harvie
Gabriel Fancourt
Jamie Oxenbould
Sophie Gregg
Monica Sayers

 

 

Venue: Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Eternity Playhouse, 39 Burton Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Dates: Thursday 21 June 2018 – Friday 13 July 2018
Bookings: www.darlinghursttheatre.com/whats-on/the-hypochondriac

PERFORMANCE DATES

Previews: Sat 9, Sun 10 & Tues 12 June
Season: Thur 14 June - 1 July

PERFORMANCE TIMES
Tue - Sat: 7.30pm
Sun: 5pm
Saturday Matinee: 16 & 30 June 3pm 2018

BOOK ONLINE: www.darlinghursttheatre.com/whats-on/the-hypochondriac
OR CALL: (02) 8356 9987

TICKETS
Standard $54
Concession $44
Groups (8+) $44
Industry* $38
Under 30* $38
Preview $38

*Available Tue, Wed & Thu only

 

 

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