Tartuffe


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Tartuffe

swindles benefactor by pretending religious piety. [Fr. Lit.: Tartuffe]
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"We're doing 'Our Town' and 'The Glass Menagerie' (this season) because I wanted to do American classics and also a foreign classic, so I chose 'Tartuffe,'" said artistic director Don Haefliger of Crystal Lake.
Her Dorine in Tartuffe, the family's irreverent, witty servant, was frilly formed musically and dramatically.
He will play the title role in the classic comedy which re-imagines Tartuffe as a radical American evangelist who uproots the life of a French film tycoon in Hollywood.
Yes, it is true that Moliere was representing in Tartuffe certain wayward "nearer my God to Thee than thou" religious tensions which were sweeping through the court of Versailles and affecting Louis X1V's judgement.
"L'Hypocrisie de Tartuffe." Mercure de France 605.166 (1923): 289-315.
Hoipolloi's brand new production of The Impostor is freely based on Tartuffe by MoliAre, France's master of comic satire - a work so deadly that the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV, was embarrassed enough to get it banned.
Chapter 2, "Time Structures in 'Les plaisirs de l'ile enchantee' and Le Tartuffe," sets out to describe the importance of time structures in conceptualizations of temporality in the early years of Louis's reign.
Kir-Janja, modeled after Moliere's Tartuffe, is a fitting illustration of this.
Hindman was honored for his "Julius Caesar" in Theater for a New Audience's staging of Shakespeare's drama; Meisle for her perf as Elmire in Moliere's "Tartuffe" at the Roundabout; and Schultz for her Mrs.
This volume is attractively produced, with uncluttered text and a suitably unctuous photograph of Martin Clunes as Tartuffe on the front cover.
In Moliere's play Tartuffe, the patriarch Orgon becomes befuddled by his own excessive either-or reacting to life situations.