A brisk, biting comedy about a cynic who thinks insincerity is a sin. But the joke’s on him when he falls for an ingenue who’s more than his match. Matt Minnicino’s "A Misanthrope" distills Molière’s best-known farce into quippy rhyming couplets. And it pokes social flattery with a hot take on the absurdity of modern hot airs. Hypocrisy has never been more hilarious. If we got snarky tweets from 17th-century France, they would sound something like this.
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