— Mark Rylance and David Hyde Pierce star in David Hirson's rollicking play.
|On Sale||jul 25, 2010|
|Preview||sep 23, 2010|
|Opening||oct 14, 2010|
|Closing||jan 09, 2011|
1hr. 45mins. (0 Intermission)
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The sold out London hit is now the toast of Broadway! The showdown between high and low brow is on in Broadway’s newest smash comedy about two radically-different playwrights and the princess who pits them against each other. What happens when an unstoppable mouth collides with an immovable artist? With once-in-a-lifetime performances from Mark Rylance, David Hyde Pierce, and Joanna Lumley, David Hirson’s La Bete proves that it's possible to be sophisticated and entertaining at the same time.
What Is La Bete Like?
Written in Moliere-style verse (the character Elomire’s name is a play on the famous author) La Bete is performed entirely in rhyming verse. Many of the actors are given lengthy monologues to showcase their talent for delivering this delightful tone. While there is much scholarly ...