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The last date listed for Tartuffe was Sunday July 5, 2015 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Sidney Harman Hall
- Full Price:
- $71.00 - $118.00
- Our Price:
- $35.50 - $118.00
Spilling from the stage into the lobbies and the street, director Ed Sylvanus Iskandar's innovative… More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from ritaRed Velvet
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I'd give this 41/2 stars because the show veered occasionally into camp, but overall, the production was mesmerizing. Tartuffe is positively reptilian, and his servants also perfectly convey the sleaze and corruption inherent in their master with carefully choreographed accompaniments to onstage action. (One servant in particular (the one with the half-Mohawk) reminded me of Alan Cummings in Cabaret). The story shows the damage wrought by hypocrisy and pride, and the actors do a masterful job of bringing the characters to life. Definitely worth seeing.
About the Ticket Supplier: Shakespeare Theatre Company
Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, DC’s Shakespeare Theatre Company has dedicated itself to becoming the nation’s premier classic theatre. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters and heightened language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and those playwrights he influenced, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s artistic mission is unique among regional theatres: to bring to vibrant life groundbreaking, thought-provoking and eminently accessible classic theatre in a uniquely American style.