TDPS presents TARTUFFE Nov. 9–18, Molière's classic comedy!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 15, 2018

TDPS Speaker Series: Incarceration, Social Justice, Art, and Policy

Panel Discussion: Lectures & Special Events | November 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 44B Dwinelle Hall

 Glenn Bailey, Activist; William Drummond, Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley; Ayodele Nzinga, Playwright and Director

 Eli Wirtschafter, Freelance Reporter and Producer

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

What happens when a person is wrongfully convicted? What if we can tell the story of this injustice through performance and theater and bring about change? This panel discussion will address the power of political performance made within prison systems and the people impacted by unjust incarceration practices. The panel will address how performance and art-making can lead to social justice...   More >

Friday, November 16, 2018

TARTUFFE: a modern take on Molière’s classic comedy, Nov. 9-18: Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 16 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-8:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Initially censored following its premiere in 1664, TARTUFFE is a bold work that is decidedly relevant today. Set in present-day Los Angeles, TARTUFFE is the story of a con man disguised as a pious spiritual leader who wheedles his way into the home of a gullible, affluent patriarch in the midst of a mid-life crisis — promptly setting the household topsy turvy!

 $13 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: online in advance, $15 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: at the door (ID required), $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: at the door

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Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Department presents TARTUFFE: Molière’s classic comedy, Nov. 9-18

Saturday, November 17, 2018

TARTUFFE: a modern take on Molière’s classic comedy, Nov. 9-18: Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 16 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-8:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Initially censored following its premiere in 1664, TARTUFFE is a bold work that is decidedly relevant today. Set in present-day Los Angeles, TARTUFFE is the story of a con man disguised as a pious spiritual leader who wheedles his way into the home of a gullible, affluent patriarch in the midst of a mid-life crisis — promptly setting the household topsy turvy!

 $13 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: online in advance, $15 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: at the door (ID required), $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: at the door

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, November 18, 2018

TARTUFFE: a modern take on Molière’s classic comedy, Nov. 9-18: Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 11 – 18, 2018 every Sunday | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Initially censored following its premiere in 1664, TARTUFFE is a bold work that is decidedly relevant today. Set in present-day Los Angeles, TARTUFFE is the story of a con man disguised as a pious spiritual leader who wheedles his way into the home of a gullible, affluent patriarch in the midst of a mid-life crisis — promptly setting the household topsy turvy!

 $13 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: online in advance, $15 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: at the door (ID required), $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: at the door

  Buy tickets online