The Beaux' Stratagem: New Adaptation of Restoration Comedy
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The last date listed for The Beaux' Stratagem was Sunday May 26, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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L.A.'s acclaimed home of the classics, A Noise Within, stages Tartuffe, one of Moliere's best loved -- and most clever -- comedies. Few scoundrels are as roguish, charming or hilarious as the titular Tartuffe, an impostor who insinuates himself into the home of Orgon and his family, quickly throwing the entire household into chaos. As Orgon's infatuation with his guest and his phony piety grows, Tartuffe's deception threatens to turn downright damaging. This translation of the 1669 original retains all of its witty relevance, and was written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and U.S. Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur in 1963. Learn More
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“The staging overflows with memorably hilarious turns … Toss in swashbuckling swordplay and superb production values and you’ve got a lot to enjoy in this postmodern Restoration comedy.” —Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Choice)
Opening night tickets include a post-show reception.
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About the Ticket Supplier: A Noise Within
A Noise Within (ANW) was founded in 1992. In 2011, after a successful capital campaign, A Noise Within relocated from Glendale to a new, state-of-the-art theatre facility in the former Stuart Pharmaceutical Building in Pasadena. Over the past 20 years, A Noise Within has achieved prominence among Southern California’s best theatres by producing world-class productions of classic playwright as well as modern interpretations of classical texts.