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Andy Jones, Christine Brubaker

Tartuffe

2013-10-15 19:30 2013-11-02 21:30 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Tartuffe

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/5065

Molière’s comedy classic is ingeniously re-imagined in Andy Jones’ riotous adaptation, set in 1939 Newfoundland. This Tartuffe is two hours of insanely brilliant showmanship that is witty, cutting and fierce. A blazingly funny exploration of religious hypocrisy – given a salty and distinctive Newfoundland flavour – the show starts with a slow boil which quickly roils into a steaming, rollicking love-fest, leaving audiences hiccupping with laughter. Did you...

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Babs Asper Theatre,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
October 15 - November 2, 2013
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Andy Jones, Christine Brubaker
Petrina Bromley, Andy Jones © Andree Lanthier
Eric Davis, Christine Brubaker, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Quancetia Hamilton, Eliza-Jane Scott, Petrina Bromley, Leah Doz © Andree Lanthier
Christine Brubaker, Andy Jones © Andree Lanthier
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““French original takes on comedic Newfoundland flavour ... Andy Jones in clerical collar and purple stock is superb ... .” ” The Telegram
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  • ≈ 2 hours 30 minutes · With intermission

Molière’s comedy classic is ingeniously re-imagined in Andy Jones’ riotous adaptation, set in 1939 Newfoundland. This Tartuffe is two hours of insanely brilliant showmanship that is witty, cutting and fierce. A blazingly funny exploration of religious hypocrisy – given a salty and distinctive Newfoundland flavour – the show starts with a slow boil which quickly roils into a steaming, rollicking love-fest, leaving audiences hiccupping with laughter.

Did you know?
The French original was written in rhyming verse – a form cleverly maintained in Andy Jones’ adaptation.

Please Note:
Live Rush tickets for Tartuffe are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening performances only.

video: A Minute with Jillian Keiley
A Minute with Jillian Keiley
video: Andy Jones’ Newfoundland Tartuffe
Andy Jones’ Newfoundland Tartuffe
video: A Sneak Peek at Tartuffe
A Sneak Peek at Tartuffe
video: Audiences are Loving Tartuffe!
Audiences are Loving Tartuffe!
Andy Jones, Christine Brubaker
Petrina Bromley, Andy Jones © Andree Lanthier
Eric Davis, Christine Brubaker, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Quancetia Hamilton, Eliza-Jane Scott, Petrina Bromley, Leah Doz © Andree Lanthier
Christine Brubaker, Andy Jones © Andree Lanthier
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