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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Author: Christopher Hampton

Summary: Hampton's masterly adaptation, the basis for the 1988 film Dangerous Liaisons is at once daring and delicate, exhilarating and intimate. The notorious Vicomte de Valmont is determined to seduce the virtuous Madame de Tourvel while her husband is away. Meanwhile, the Marquise de Merteuil sets out to corrupt the young Cecile de Volanges, fresh from the convent and soon to be married.

Crackling with wit and wickedness, Les Liaisons Dangereuses depicts the decadence of the aristocracy shortly before the French Revolution, as Valmont and Merteuil play their cruel games and pervert pure innocents with devastating results.

Dates: Wednesday 21 to Saturday 24 March 2007 at 8 pm, Sunday 25 March at 4 pm, Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 March at 6.30 pm, Thursday 29 to Saturday 31 March at 8 pm.

Ticket prices: $18 waged, $15 unwaged, members and groups of 10 or more. Two-for-one ticket deal on Thursday 22 March.

Cast:

  • La Marquise de Merteuil - Rebecca Parker
  • Le Vicomte de Valmont - Robert Hickey
  • Madame la Presidente de Tourvel - Juliet Earp
  • Cecile de Volanges - Sophia Savage
  • Madame de Volanges - Trudy Dalziel
  • Madame de Rosemonde - Carol Brown
  • Le Chevalier Danceny - Andrew Cross
  • Emilie - Kolya Eccleton
  • Azolan - Tim Williams
  • With Ella Lucas, Corin Healy and Hamish McCormick

Crew: Meredith Dooley (director, wardrobe), Joy Hellyer (assistant director, wardrobe), Sam Perry (production manager), Barry Meyers (stage manager), Hamish McCormick (assistant stage manager), Sue Saville (prompt), Iona Anderson (front of house manager), Matthew Leather (lighting designer), Tabitha Arthur (lighting designer), Devon Heaphy (lighting operator), Alan Burden (sound designer), Paul Kay (sound operator), Stephen Fearnley (set realisation), Elizabeth Marshall (props)


Last updated 16 November 2013

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Les Liaisons Dangereuses