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Tartuffe

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Phoenix Theatre Ensemble presents a new production of Moliere's comic masterwork about religious hypocrisy. More…

Tartuffe is a charismatic man who has been touched by God. He is a visionary. He practices religious devotion and self-sacrifice. He has fits. He converses with the divine. He can be very scary. Orgon invites him home to live with his family and introduces him to his beautiful wife Elmire…what could possibly go wrong?


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November 1st, 2017
"Smith and company bypass comedy altogether...This is a ‘Tartuffe’ that blazes with anger and smolders with sexuality...But I dearly missed the laughter...With a living, breathing monster at the center of the action, not really requiring unmasking, the rest of the characters are left looking rath...
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November 1st, 2017
“Ravishing performances, magnificent direction and dazzling production design all make this a glorious revival...The enticing opening tableau is a visual spectacle...The rest of the production lives up to this booming start, with the imagery of the second act’s opening and of the finale being equ...
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October 30th, 2017
"Phoenix Theatre Ensemble's production of this 17th-century classic might have been a more complete success if they'd just let Molière's comedy do its thing. As it is, the production seems a little too divided between lighthearted humor and some undercurrent of...something. At the same time, howe...
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October 30th, 2017
“Earnestly solemn, only rarely laugh-provoking…Directed…more as if it were a dour tragicomedy than a brightly satiric comedy…David Ball's rhymed verse adaptation occasionally arouses a chuckle, but the overall tone is so serious that the play's satirical intent is diminished…The cast is decidedly...
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