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  • Playwright

    Michael West 

  • Adapted / Translated From


  • Author Notes

    A new version of the original play by Molière.
  • Setting

    Paris. 1900.

  • Synopsis

    A new version of Molière's classic satire on class and religious hypocrisy which relocates the action to Paris at the beginning of the twentieth century.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Maid Lana Citron
Loyal Paolo Tullio
Footman Dominic Murphy
Laurent Dominic Murphy
Mme Pernelle Maureen Potter
Cleante Philip O'Sullivan
Orgon David Kelly (2)
Officer Kieran Ahern
Damis Phelim Drew
Tartuffe Stephen Brennan (1)
Marianne Hilary Reynolds
Dorine Pauline McLynn
Elmire Catherine Byrne (1)
Valere Miche Doherty
Philpot Elizabeth Moynihan
Footman Edward McGuinness
Production Team  
Director Alan Stanford
Set Designer Robert Ballagh
Lighting Designer Alan Burrett
Costume Designer Annena Stubbs
Sound Edward Walsh
Assistant Director Kate Raper
Production Manager Ken Hartnett
Stage Director Lita O'Connell
Assistant Stage Manager Liz Nugent
Assistant Stage Manager Arnold Fanning
Set Construction Arena Construction
Scenic Artist Jack Kirwan
Wardrobe Supervisor Joy Gleeson
Costume Construction Nigel Boyd
Costume Construction Anne O'Halloran
Costume Construction Elizabeth Byrne (1)
Chief Electrician James McConnell
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Company Director Michael Colgan (1)
Company Deputy Director Marie Rooney
Company Deputy Director Anne Clarke

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Tracy Elliston, Judy Daish Associates Ltd

  • Address

    2 St Charles Place
    London W10 6EG

  • Phone

    + 44 20 8964 8811

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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