Molière's

Tartuffe

Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur

Directed by Richard Baird
March 6 – March 31, 2024

Featuring: Kandis Chappell, Shanté DeLoach, Rogelio Douglas III, Bo Foxworth, Katie Karel, Melanie Lora,  Kate Rose Reynolds, Bruce Turk, Jared Van Heel, and Christopher Williams

Molière’s TARTUFFE, acknowledged as one of the most enduring comedic masterpieces in the theatrical canon, is given an astonishingly clever translation by two-time Pulitzer Prize poet Richard Wilbur. The charlatan Tartuffe worms his way into a wealthy family causing disruption and pandemonium. With wicked precision and brilliantly rhyming verses, this highly satiric comedy skewers religious hypocrisy, duplicity, lust, and self-inflicted chaos. Lovers of classic theatre and ingenious wordplay will not want to miss this inventively entertaining evening. This exciting take on a classic is not to be missed!

This production is made possible in part by the generous support of our lead production sponsor Darlene Marcos Shiley.

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What the Critics Say

  • A rollicking evening of grace and fun.

    -New York Newsday

  • Stylish, bright, saucy.

    -New York Journal-American

  • An astonishingly delightful romp.

    -New York Post