Lost illusions

Synopsis

Lucien de Rubempré, a young, lower-class poet, is madly in love with the baroness Louise de Bargeton. The risk of scandal forces them to flee to Paris where they hope to live and love freely. Lucien soon finds rejection and loses the baroness’s support. He finds himself alone, penniless, hungry, and humiliated until the day he seeks revenge by writing controversial – yet banal – articles. Inside the Paris he so coveted, he finds a cynical world where everything – and everyone – can be bought and sold. Can he find his way and remain faithful to his hopes and dreams …?

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Showtimes

BOSTON - August 20 at 12:00pm - Museum of Fine Arts

BUFFALO - August 12-18 - North Park Theatre

HOUSTON - August 5-7 - The Museum of Fine Arts - Nancy and Rich Kinder Building

HUDSON - August 7-8 & 13-14 - TSL

NAPA - August 27 - Jarvis Conservatory

WASHINGTON DC - August 17 at 8:00pm - The Avalon

 

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