Tartuffe


Written by Molière in a translation by Ranjit Bolt

August 21 - 30 (Tentative) 

This production was postponed until August 21-30, 2020 due to a need for COVID-19 related social distancing during the spring 2020 semester. These dates will still be subject to change due to evolving public health concerns for our fall semester schedule, so we encourage everyone to stay tuned for future announcements on our website and social media pages.

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Tartuffe, or The Impostor, or The Hypocrite.

Vice becomes virtue in Molière’s timeless satire of religious hypocrisy—or is it the other way around? Falling under the spell of sly con artist Tartuffe, wealthy bourgeois Orgon risks his estate and his family to harbor the pious-seeming vagabond; but when their guest finally reveals his true colors, the household is thrown into chaos.

Ranjit Bolt’s dynamic and clever translation looks at Molière’s dark comedy through a contemporary lens that explores how truth becomes blurred in the quest for power.