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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
773-975-8150
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 47 members
Review from newengland
Red Velvet 76 events 28 reviews

For those who fondly remember "Tartuffe" from French class, and others who generally appreciate the wit and the quick word play of the 17th century comedy, there is a treat in store! The cast is great. Their theatrical turns, their enunciation...continued

reviewed Jan 27 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Saeri
21 events 9 reviews

Though it didn't really have anything specific to do with the plot, the costuming was great and it added an element of whimsicality to the whole affair. The actors were all fantastic and really got into their parts, especially the maid, Dorine,...continued

reviewed Jan 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Michael Keefer
Red Velvet 71 events 39 reviews

Staging, execution and performances were all well done (though wasn't a huge fan of the girl that did Dorine)...The play itself was repetitive and shrill, though the second act was much better than the first.

reviewed Jan 15 2012 report as inappropriate
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Though the rest of the family goes to hilarious lengths to show Orgon the error of his ways and expel Tartuffe from their home, the con man always seems to be one step ahead of them. BoHo Theatre boldly sets its production of Tartuffe in a Steampunk setting, highlighting how alienating and strange a changing world can be.

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