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Tartuffe

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Declan Hughes 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Molière 

  • Author Notes

    A version of Molière's original.

  • Setting

    The large South County Dublin House of the Purcell Family one Christmas in the early 1970's.

  • Synopsis

    A new version of Molière's classic satire on class and religious hypocrisy which relocates the action to Dublin in the 1970's.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Three Musicians were also used in the original production.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Emily Cathy Belton
Christian Miche Doherty
Tartuffe Andrew Bennett
Marianne Kelly Campbell
Laurence Patrick Leech
David Michael Devaney
Mrs Purcell Joan O'Hara
Chief Superintendent Des Cave
Oscar Purcell Owen Roe
Mr Dacent Derry Power
Doreen Eleanor Methven
Johnny Keith McErlean
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Designer Kandis Cook
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave Nolan
Musical Director Helene Montague
Assistant Director Noeline Kavanagh
Assistant Designer Adrian LInford
Stage Director Finola Eustace
Assistant Stage Manager Nicola Teehan
Assistant Stage Manager Stephen Dempsey
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Programme Design Red Dog Design
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Nick Marston, Curtis Brown

  • Address

    Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket,
    London SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7396 6600

  • Email

    nick@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    www.curtisbrown.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.