The Middle-Class Gentleman HTML version

The Cast
Comedy-Ballet presented at Chambord, for the entertainment of the King, in the month of
October 1670, and to the public in Paris for the first time at the Palais-Royal Theater 23
November 1670
Monsieur Jourdain, bourgeois.
Madame Jourdain, his wife.
Lucile, their daughter.
Nicole, maid.
Cleonte, suitor of Lucile.
Covielle, Cleonte's valet.
Dorante, Count, suitor of Dorimene.
Dorimene, Marchioness.
Music Master.
Pupil of the Music Master.
Dancing Master.
Fencing Master.
Master of Philosophy.
Tailor's apprentice.
Two lackeys.
Many male and female musicians, instrumentalists, dancers, cooks, tailor's apprentices,
and others necessary for the interludes.
The scene is Monsieur Jourdain's house in Paris.