Tartuffe

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1 Venue

The Arch at Holden Street Theatres

34 Holden St, Hindmarsh, SA, 5007

Content warnings

M

Coarse Language:

Occasional, Mild

Please note:

Allusions to rape.

  • 2020 Weekly Award Winner
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About this event

Liz Lochhead's un-PC, rude, rhyming cut of Moliere's classic relocated to a 1940s Scotch living room. Con man Tartuffe, with his perfect mark in the gullible paterfamilias, will ruin them all. Unless, together, trophy wife and sassy maid prevail? Sex: men and women using it against each other. You have to laugh! In association with Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and The Stephen Dunn Theatre Fund. Directed by Tony Cownie, following a sell-out run at Oran Mor.

★★★★ "The cast give it pure laldy" Herald.

★★★★ "Moliere himself might well have relished its pace, flair and earthy hilarity" Scotsman.

Presented by:
Ed Littlewood Productions in Association with Holden Street Theatres, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and The Stephen Dunn Theatre Fund

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company is Scotland’s leading producing theatre, led by Artistic Director David Greig. With a strong reputation for excellence in both classical and contemporary work The Lyceum is committed to developing Scotland’s considerable indigenous talents while presenting the best of international drama.

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