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Tartuffe   

 
Circle in the Square Theatre , (9/25/1977 - 11/20/1977)
First Preview:Sep 02, 1977 Total Previews:26
Opening Date:Sep 25, 1977   
Closing Date:Nov 20, 1977 Total Performances:65

Category: Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Middle of Winter, 1665. Orgon's Estate in France.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)
Written by Molière; English verse translation by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by Zack Brown; Costume Design by Zack Brown; Lighting Design by John McLain; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant to Scenic Designer: Maura Smollover and Greg Bolton; Assistant to Costume Designer: Kristina Watson
Company Manager: William Conn; Associate Co. Mgr: Alan Wasser
Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: James Bernardi
Musical Supervisor: Earl Shendell
Public Relations Director: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: David Roggensack; Advertising: Don Josephson, Cathy Perry and Blaine-Thompson; Casting: Lynn Kressel; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Mildred Dunnock Mme. Pernelle
Orgon's mother
Patricia Elliott Dorine
Mariane's lady's-maid
Tammy Grimes Elmire
Orgon's wife
John Wood Tartuffe
a hyprocrite
Peter Coffield Cléante
Orgon's brother-in-law
Victor Garber Valère
in love with Mariane
Stefan Gierasch Orgon
Elmire's husband
Swoosie Kurtz Mariane
Orgon's daughter, Elmire's stepdaughter
Jim Broaddus Police Officer
Roy Brocksmith M. Loyal
a bailiff
Steven Gilborn Deputy
Timothy Landfield Deputy
Ruth Livingston Flipote
Mme. Pernelle's maid
Ray Wise Damis
Orgon's son, Elmire's stepson
Understudies: Jim Broaddus (Cléante), Roy Brocksmith (Tartuffe), Steven Gilborn (M. Loyal, Orgon, Police Officer), Timothy Landfield (Damis, Valère), Johanna Leister (Elmire, Flipote, Mariane) and Ruth Livingston (Dorine, Mme. Pernelle)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Swoosie Kurtz
 1978 Most Innovative Production of a Revival [nominee]
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Patricia Elliott
 1978 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Tammy Grimes
 1978 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Zack Brown