Old Polish Molière

Event promoting Patryk Kencki’s book Staropolski Moliere (Old Polish Molière) held in conjunction with the Polish Molière exhibition held by the Theatre Museum

In 1669 Molière’s comedy Sganarelle, or the Imaginary Cuckoldwas staged at Jan Andrzej Morsztyn’s palace in Warsaw as the first in a series of Old Polish productions of the renowned French playwright’s works. They have all been discussed by Patryk Kencki in his book Staropolski Molière (Old Polish Molière), who will meet the readers on 26 May at the Teatr Wielki. 

Participants: Dr Barbara Osterloff, Dr Michał Bajer, Professor Krzysztof Mrowcewicz

Students of the Acting Department of the Warsaw Theatre Academy will perform fragments of Gwałtem medyka, a Polish adaptation of Molière’s farce Le Médecin malgré lui by Franciszka Urszula Radziwiłł.



  • In cooperation with


  • Patrons of Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera

  • Partners of the Opera Academy

  • Partners of Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera

  • Media patrons