Playhouse adds 'Tartuffe' performance
Published 4:12 pm, Thursday, July 26, 2012
Westport Country Playhouse will present an extra performance of Molière's comedy "Tartuffe" due to ticket demand for its current production at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the playhouse, 25 Powers Court.
The playhouse production presents a modern-day version of the plot, which centers on Orgon, who has fallen under the spell of Tartuffe, the most saintly man he's ever known. But Orgon's family believes Tartuffe a fraud, out to steal Orgon's wealth, bed his wife and wed his daughter.
Actors include Marc Kudisch as Tartuffe; Mark Nelson as Orgon; Nadia Bowers as Elmire; and Patricia Conolly as Madame Pernelle. The rest of the cast is comprised of Justin Adams, Chrissy Albanese, Matthew Amendt, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Jeremy Lawrence, William Peden, Jeanine Serralles and Charise Castro Smith.
For information or tickets, call the box office at 203-227-4177, visit the playhouse or visit www.westportplayhouse.org.