Win Ottawa Little Theatre's "Dangerous Liaisons"
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About Dangerous Liaisons
A drama by Christopher Hampton
directed by Geoff Gruson
June 5 – 23
Matinee June 17
Adapted for stage and screen several times over the past century, the novel Les Liasons Dangeureuses was the basis for an Academy Award-winning Stephen Frears film in 1988 (see below). The plot is motivated by a cruel wager between the beautiful but debauched Marquise de Merteuil and her misogynistic former lover, the Vicomte de Valmont. The Marquise challenges Valmont to seduce the virginal Cecile de Volanges before the girl can be wed. Valmont offers a more difficult counter-challenge: He bets the Marquise that he will be able to bed the very moral and very married Madame de Tourvel. In the course of carrying out his plan, Valmont is stricken with a sudden case of honor and remorse, while the Marquise becomes all the more vicious...enter the swords