Why did Moliere write Don Juan?

Molière wrote Dom Juan ou le festin de Pierre (Dom Juan or the Feast of Stone) in 1665, based on the famous myth of the lawless seducer.

Where does Dom Juan take place?


Dom Juan
Place premiered Théâtre du Palais-Royal (rue Saint-Honoré)
Original language French
Genre tragic comedy
Setting Sicily

How long is the play Don Juan?

two hours and 15 minutes
At two hours and 15 minutes, the show goes by at a clip, but it would have really taken off if Brooks had amped up the camp a bit more. Though the Pearl’s Don Juan isn’t quite second-date material, it’s fun enough to flirt with for an evening.

Who did Don Juan save?

Canto VIII Being a man of noble character, Don Juan rescues a ten-year-old Muslim girl from two Christian Cossacks intent upon raping and killing her for being a pagan. In that moment, Don Juan resolves to adopt the girl as his child.

Is Don Juan a womanizer?

In the legend, Don Juan is a famous lover and scoundrel who has made more than a thousand sexual conquests. While preparing to seduce the young noble lady Donna Ana, he is discovered by her father, the Commander, who challenges him to a duel.

What is the plot of Don Juan Triumphant?

In this version, the Phantom forces the opera company to stage his work and orders Christine, a Swedish soprano and his protege with whom he is in love, to be cast in the lead role. She reluctantly agrees to do so only after her fiance, Raoul, devises a plan to catch the Phantom during the opening night performance.

What is the difference between Don Juan and Casanova?

While casanova was born in venice, and lived from 1725-98, Don Juan was created in 1630 by a spanish priest-playwright. While casanova was born in venice, and lived from 1725-98, don juan was created in 1630 by a spanish priest-playwright who wrote under the pseudonym tirso de molina.