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Moliere's Tartuffe at South Coast Rep

In Moliere's Tartuffe, the man who gave the word “hypocrite” a bad reputation is back. Written hundreds of years ago and yet still incredibly relevant, it’s the story of a man who manipulates those around him under the guise of God’s hand. Sound familiar?


As his family watches in astonishment, a father falls under Tartuffe’s spell. This modern retelling of a theater classic is both dark and humorous, skewering the modern-day false prophets, as well as the abreaction to them. It’s an enjoyable and though-provoking discussion shedding light on the

Tartuffe runs at SCR from May 17 – June 8, 2014.

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