NOTICE: The Nov. 16-18 performances are CANCELED. Based on campus recommendation and the deteriorating air quality which is well over the 200 AQI threshold, we are cancelling the Tartuffe performances.. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. We apologize for this inconvenience.
By Molière, translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Domenique Lozano
Playhouse Production // Zellerbach Playhouse
November 9-18, 2018
This performance runs 2 hours and 15 minutes (includes one 10-minute intermission)
A con man disguised as a pious spiritual leader wheedles his way into the home of a gullible wealthy man in the midst of a mid-life crisis—and promptly sets the household topsy turvy. If not for the quick witted Dorine, grounded Elmire, and infinitely patient Cléante, all might be lost! Lechery, egotism, young love, deception, and delusion collide in Moliere’s famous classic work that skewers religious hypocrisy and self-inflated egotism.
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