Tartuffe

The NAC English Theatre On Tour: Newfoundland 2017

Andy Jones, Tartuffe © Andrée Lanthier
Andy Jones, Tartuffe © Andrée Lanthier

Very loosely adapted and even more loosely translated by Andy Jones
from the play of the same name by Molière
directed by Jilllian Keiley
featuring Robert Joy and Greg Malone

As part of Canada’s 2017 Sesquicentennial celebrations, the National Arts Centre will take one of English Theatre’s most popular recent productions, Tartuffe by east-coast comedy genius Andy Jones, back from whence it came! Moliere’s classic, performed by the English Theatre Ensemble under the direction of Jillian Keiley, is re-imagined with a sprinkling of Newfoundland charm. 

In addition to performances around Newfoundland there will be a robust education program with activities linking youth and artists from coast to coast to coast, with theatricality at its heart.

Tartuffe will take to the road in Newfoundland for a six-performance, five-city tour in September and October.

PERFORMANCES: NEWFOUNDLAND

Thursday, September 28 and Friday, September 29 – St. John’s, Arts & Culture Centre
Wednesday, October 4 – Stephenville, Arts & Culture Centre
Saturday, October 7 – Cornerbrook, Arts & Culture Centre
Wednesday, October 11 – Grand Falls-Windsor Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts
Saturday, October 14 – Gander, Joseph R. Smallwood Arts & Culture Centre

A detailed schedule for each of the performances can be found at artsandculturecentre.com

Featuring Courtney Brown, Lois Brown, David Coomber, Eric Davis, Paul Dunn, Robert Joy, Rory Lambert, Greg Malone, Amelia Manuel, Joey Tremblay and Alison Woolridge.

The creative team assisting Ms Keiley include Set Designer Patrick Clark; Lighting Designer Leigh Ann Vardy; Costume Designer Marie Sharpe; Assistant Director Kevin Woolridge; Stage Manager Samira Rose and Assistant Stage Manager Chantal Hayman.

Presented by the Arts & Culture Centre in partnership with Canada’s National Arts Centre

The tour of Tartuffe is made possible with support from Elinor Gill Ratcliffe C.M., O.N.L., LLD (hc), Penney Group, as well as Rick Mercer and Gerald Lunz.

“Rock solid and hilarious. A side-splitting success!” THE OTTAWA CITIZEN

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