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Synonyms for Tartuffe

a person who practices hypocrisy

Synonyms for Tartuffe

a hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere)

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Swaroop, who is the head of his family, brings Tartuffe to his home one day.
Add in references to Lee Longlands and Orgon singing Perfect Tartuffe BIRMINGHAM REP REVIEW Moment by Martine McCutcheon and it's all rather muddled and all over the place.
12) In this essay, I shall investigate a neglected seventeenth-century performance practice for Tartuffe that not only reinforces such metadramatic interpretations of the scene but that proffers a significant role for stage properties in the play's performance history.
Last autumn, Moliere's Tartuffe, adapted by Liverpool poet Roger McGough, undertook a national tour, while Steven Berkoff 's Oedipus, a co-production with Nottingham Playhouse, received strong reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
30pm TARTUFFE Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt Tickets pounds 10, conc pounds 8, details 01642 815181.
ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Kuch Khaas, Centre for Art, Culture and Dialogue on Thursday screened a documentary on French play Tartuffe which was translated in Urdu by a group of amateur theatre artists.
Tartuffe, one of the French playwright Moliere's most popular works, is now being performed in the Historic Asolo Theater.
Then Colin Rees reminded me of his acting debut, when he trod the boards in Aberdare's Coliseum theatre, playing the lead in an English translation of Molire's Tartuffe, presented by the Youth Theatre group.
also includes excerpts from India, The Tartuffe Century, and The Year 3000: A Dream.
Larry Norman gives a sophisticated demonstration of how Moliere's stagecraft metamorphoses a static genre such as satire into the dynamic sweep of L'Ecole des femmes, Tartuffe, and Le Misanthrope, "a satire about satire" (67).
Tartuffe, allegedly brought in to teach the atheist Jourdains' daughter some morals.
In this plot, Moliere (Romain Duris) is thrust into farcical situations which would later appear in his plays like Tartuffe and The Misanthrope.
Indeed, the story suggests this "true life" escapade could be the basis for his classic stage play Tartuffe.
Hoipolloi's brand new production of The Impostor is freely based on Tartuffe by MoliAre, France's master of comic satire - a work so deadly that the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV, was embarrassed enough to get it banned.
Kir-Janja, modeled after Moliere's Tartuffe, is a fitting illustration of this.