As Shakespeare fans, we’re used to hearing the rhythm of iambic pentameter and occasional rhymed verse. So it may be a little surprising just how much the rhyme and rhythm of Tartuffe take center stage in this production. Unlike Shakespeare, the rhyme scheme doesn’t come and go. Why is that? Here’s a look at the […]
Bring on the funny! Rehearsals for “Tartuffe” are creating giggles, laughs, and guffaws with every scene. Here’s your first look at the show before we move into the theatre.
Impress your friends! Wow your neighbors! Show off your smarts! Here is a handy guide for getting up to speed on Tartuffe. Um…how do you say that? The first step in sounding like you know what you’re talking about is to say the title of the play correctly. Pronunciation: Tar-tuf Listen Um…what’s it mean? The […]
False gurus get their comeuppance in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Molière’s Tartuffe directed by Makaela Pollock. Translated by Richard Wilbur, Tartuffe runs at the Center Theatre March 17-April 12, 2015. In Tartuffe Orgon’s household is under the influence of a seductive swindler named Tartuffe. This cunning con artist, masquerading as a holy man, plans […]
Seattle Shakespeare Company is pumped up for the Super Bowl on Sunday and hope you are too! To celebrate we’re holding a “Twelves Sale.” For 12 hours only (noon to midnight Jan 30, 2015) you can purchase adult tickets to Measure for Measure, Tartuffe or Othello for just $12 each. It’s a steal! Use the […]