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Tartuffe Reviews

A Noise Within (Pasadena, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

49 ratings
4.7 average rating
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377 reviews
-336 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

Really enjoyed this production. Lots of fun, glitzy costumes, easy to understand every word. Not a bad seat in the house, either.

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306 reviews
71 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

This was a highly enjoyable presentation of the classic Moliere play in a brilliant translation.

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Alan Trevor Red Velvet
298 events
184 reviews
40 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

Excellent production. Acting & costumes especially stood out. A fun time.

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408 events
71 reviews
50 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

Written 350 years ago, it is still relevant today and will be for the next 350 years. See it whenever it’s done, especially when it’s done this brilliantly.

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Skimeup Red Velvet
62 events
25 reviews
51 stars
attended Mar 23 2014

Terrific acting, well staged, some real standouts for their acting ability

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125 events
17 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 19 2014

Wonderful show , I would love to see it again and bring some friends. It is an incredible venue to see a play

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1 review
4 stars
attended Apr 20 2014

Wonderful production! Funny, well acted... A real treat! Go see this!!

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93 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 21 2014

Very nice theater and a good experience. Enjoyed a classic play. Was well staged, well paced, and well acted. The costumes were very good!

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53 events
25 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 23 2014

As always, A Noise Within offers a wonderful theatre experience. Great theatre, friendly staff, beautiful stage and costumes, professional actors and wonderful material. I recommend A Noise Within highly!

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48 events
23 reviews
49 stars
attended Apr 10 2014

Not really up to Noise Within's standards, we thought. The translation, in rhyme, is wonderfully clever, but the actors are RECITING the lines, without really reflecting their mood or meaning, rather than SAYING them, so that I had to play them...continued

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liz
35 events
22 reviews
17 stars
attended May 18 2014

The performance was a lot of fun: excellent actors, who seemed to be having as much fun as the audience. Perhaps there could be some more bite to Tartuffe and its message of hypocrisy, but this went down easy. A super evening at the theater.

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49 events
17 reviews
77 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

Good fun! I've been wanting to see this play for a long time and the Noise Within Theatre did a superb job bringing it to life.

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16 reviews
46 stars
attended Feb 19 2014

The performance was great. So funny and such great timing. Loud. Crazy.
I do suggest an arrow or two showing the way for those of us coming in the back way from the Gold line station.
I kind of wandered around a bit before finding the right...continued

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14 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 20 2014

It was almost perfect. Really well done play, but just a tad bit overdone with couple of the actors (most specifically, Valere). I know it's a comedie, a farce but I felt that people enjoyed more of the buffoonery than the deliverance of Moliere's...continued

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Anonymous
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9 reviews
46 stars
attended Feb 21 2014

Simply put: wonderful! Witty, well-translated, delightfully acted.

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended May 18 2014

From a farcical opening to an ever deepening, darkening portrayal of a master of hypocrisy, fraud and greed preying upon a credulous, self-deceiving mind, ANW's illuminating production echos the comic-tragic insights of Dante, Shakespeare and...continued

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended May 18 2014

The show was better than expected given how small the theatre was. I like the costumes but the wigs were not impressive. The actor that played Tartuffe and Doreen were absolutely brilliant. However, the rest of the casts' accent would come and go....continued

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5 reviews
7 stars
attended May 23 2014

As we have come to expect at Noise Within, the production was delightful, acting superb. Tartuffe is a laugh-out-loud farce, and the Noise Within company fully did it justice!

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

The Richard Wilbur translation of Tartuffe is one of the most distinguished literary translations of the last century. However, for all its wit and fidelity to the Moliere text and the poetry and verve of the couplets, without brilliant actors and...continued

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Goldstar Member
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended May 18 2014

This is a very funny play, with talented actors. Geoff Elliott, Freddy Douglas, and Carolyn Ratteray find some very charming moments. There are a few scenes that could use a little more direction, but overall, it's a great evening at the theatre.

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