Theatre Wesleyan announces cast and crew for Tartuffe, opening Sept. 20

Theatre Wesleyan announces cast and crew for Tartuffe, opening Sept. 20Theatre Wesleyan, one of the longest-running theatres in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with 65 years of production, will present a brand-new production of the French comedy, TARTUFFE, by Molière.

A con man deceives a well-to-do gentleman and his family in an attempt to take over the family fortune. Performances will be held at the Thad Smotherman Theatre at Texas Wesleyan University (1205 Binkley Street, 76105) on selected dates from Thursday, September 20 through Saturday, September 30, 2018.

The cast of TARTUFFE includes Texas Wesleyan University students, many with previous experience performing in the DFW area, all pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. The cast includes Alexandra Flurry (Madame Pernelle), Julissa Norment (Flipote), William Bull (Orgon), Rebecca Nagle (Elmire), Ryan Simon (Cléante), Tristen Brown (Damis), Jasmine Mesre (Mariane), Kimberly Owen (Dorine), Darin Martin (Valère), Torris Curry (Tartuffe), Gabe Crowley (Loyal), and Kristian Thomas (Police Officer).

Spearheading the production team is director, Jeanne Everton, who also adapted the script. The team, also consisting of Texas Wesleyan University students and faculty, includes Malik Offor (Stage Manager), Lauren Garza (Assistant Stage Manager), John Traxler (Scenic Design), Mario Murillo (Assistant Scenic Design), Alastair Sigala Ramirez (Lighting Design), Alison Baron (Assistant Lighting Design), Tobin Griffin (Sound Design), Joseph Ramirez (Assistant Sound Design), Brianna Hunter (Costume Design), Jasmine Mesre (Assistant Costume Design), Bria Huckaby (Properties Design), Jacob Rivera-Sanchez (Graphic Design), Bryan Stevenson (Technical Director), and Kaitlin Hatton (Assistant Technical Director).

The Texas Wesleyan Student Theatrical Experience Fund (STEF), a partnership with Texas Wesleyan University's Student Government Association and Theatre Wesleyan, since 2016, allows TXWES students to be able to see Theatre Wesleyan productions at no cost to them. Service organizations for the performing arts, including the Theatre Development Fund (since 1968), which inspired STEF, have allowed and enabled attendance of unique theatrical experiences for everyone, including students, at discounted rates.

Tickets to all performances of TARTUFFE are now available at the Theatre Wesleyan website ( For more information regarding group ticket sales at a discounted rate, please contact the Box Office at 817-531-4211 or via email at

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