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JAN 13-27, 2019
Vice becomes virtue in Molière's timeless satire of religious hypocrisy - or is it the other way around? Falling under the spell of sly con artist Tartuffe, wealthy bourgeois Orgon risks his estate and his family to harbour the pious-seeming vagabond; but when their guest finally reveals his true colours, the household is thrown into chaos. Chris Abraham’s production presents Molière's dark comedy through a contemporary lens, deftly exploring how truth becomes blurred in the quest for power.
 

★★★★ "Hilarious performances from a stacked Stratford Festival cast led by the sublime Tom Rooney ... a big hit"

– TORONTO STAR
 

★★★★ "I've never seen a funnier Tartuffe than this one ... a shameless laugh-fest"

– THE GLOBE AND MAIL
 

Info

  • Location: Bluma Appel Theatre
  • Run Time: Approx. 2 hours 25 minutes (inlucing one intermisson)

Trailer

 

Dinner and a Show Package

Canadian Stage and Vagabondo Italian Restaurant & Lounge have teamed up to offer you a sweet deal.

30% off A & B price tickets to any evening show ★
$32 per person prix fixe three course dinner ($45 value)* ★
Free parking for three hours ★
★ Steps to the theatre ★

To book your package, choose your performance date and your seats, then select the dinner package price option.
 
*Limited seating. Prix fixe meal does not include alcohol or tip.
WRITTEN BY
Molière
 
TRANSLATED BY
Ranjit Bolt
 
DIRECTED BY
Chris Abraham
 
DESIGNER
Julie Fox
 
LIGHTING DESIGNER
Michael Walton
 
SOUND DESIGNER
Thomas Ryder Payne

PHOTO
Tom Rooney by Lynda Churilla

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Trailer

Pre-show Chats

Pre-show chats are free with a ticket to that evening's performance
 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

7:15pm (Bluma Appel Theatre)
Professor Barry Freeman, Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto, discusses Robert Lepage's Theatrical canon.
A STRATFORD FESTIVAL PRODUCTION PRESENTED BY CANADIAN STAGE, CROW'S THEATRE, GROUNDLING THEATRE COMPANY AND DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH PRODUCTIONS
THIS PRODUCTION IS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY LAURA DINNER & RICHARD ROONEY

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