HPU Theatre to Stage TARTUFFE, 11/15-12/8

Molière's TARTUFFE, directed by Joyce Maltby, will be presented by Hawaii Pacific University's Paul & Vi Loo Theatre, November 15 - December 8, 2013.

One of Molière's most famous comedies, Tartuffe is considered a classic of Western Theatre. First performed in 1664, it satirizes religious hypocrisy using some of the most memorable characters to take the stage. The title character, a wily opportunist and swindler, easily captivates aristocrat Orgon to the potential ruin of his wealth, position, and the virtues of his wife and daughter. It is only through the cunning intervention of his servants and family that Orgon is finally able to see through Tartuffe's plots.This entertaining story, excellently told, is sure to delight!

Performance Dates: Nov. 15th - Dec. 8th, Wednesdays thru Sundays (no performance on Thanksgiving Day). Times: Wednesdays thru Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Matinees at 4:00 p.m. Tickets: $20 - General Admission; $15 - Students, Seniors (62+), Military, HPU Faculty and Staff; $5 - HPU Students. Discounts available for Wednesday andThursday shows! Tickets available now. Call the Box Office: 808-375-1282 or order online: www.hpu.edu/theatre.

MADAME PERNELLE, Mother of Orgon - Lynn Weir
ORGON, husband of Elmire - David Starr
ELMIRE, wife of Orgon - Melinda Maltby
DAMIS, Son of Orgon - Joel Kado
MARIANE, daughter of Orgon, in love with Valère - Miina Huotari
VALÈRE, in love with Mariane - Nick Barnum
TARTUFFE, a religious fraud - Rob Duval
CLÉANTE, brother-in-law of Orgon - Stu Hirayama
DORINE, Mariane's maid - Becky Maltby
M. LOYAL, a bailiff - Ron Heller
FLIPOTTE, Madame Pernelle's servant - Rachel Funk Heller

Hawai'i Pacific University's Paul and Vi Loo Theatre is located on the windward Hawai'i Loa campus at 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, directly across from the Pali Golf course entrance. Reservations are strongly recommended as seating is limited. Tickets may be obtained by calling the Box Office at (808) 375 1282 or on line at www.hpu.edu/theatre.

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