The Alchemist

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Cast & Crew

Cast

Unknown
Abel Drugger
Ananias
Dame Pliant
Dapper
Doll Common
Epicure Mammon
Face
Kastril
Lovewit
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Subtle
Surly
Tribulation

Crew

Assistant to the Lighting Designer
Composer
Design Assistant
Designer
Director
Fights
Lighting Designer
Photos
Sound
Staff Director

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Play description

The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben Jonson. First performed in 1610 by the King’s Men, it is generally considered Jonson’s best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge claimed that it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature. The play’s clever fulfillment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the few Renaissance plays (except the works of Shakespeare) with a continuing life on stage (except for a period of neglect during the Victorian era).

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