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This production played in repertory with After The Fall, The Changeling, Incident at Vichy

ANTA Washington Square Theatre, (1/14/1965 - 5/22/1965)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 14, 1965    
Closing Date: May 22, 1965 Total Performances: 74

Category: Play, Comedy, Farce, Original, Broadway
Setting: Middle of Winter, 1665. Orgon's Estate in France.

Production Staff
Theatre operated for ANTA by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan); Executive Consultant: Harold Clurman
Written by Molière; Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur; Incidental music by Lee Hoiby; Musical Director: David Amram
Directed by William Ball
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by John Gleason
Assistant Manager: James Walsh
Production Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde, Robert Downing, Howard Fischer, Jake Hamilton, Jay Harnick and Don McGovern
Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Daniel AdesSergeant
Mariclare CostelloMidwife
Joyce EbertMariane
Orgon's daughter, Elmire's stepdaughter
Larry GatesOrgon
Elmire's husband
James GreeneServant
Hal HolbrookM. Loyal
a bailiff
Graham JarvisClerk
Salome JensElmire
Orgon's wife
John Phillip LawKing's Officer
Brad LeighChild
Tony Lo BiancoSergeant
Laurence LuckinbillDamis
Orgon's son, Elmire's stepson
Deidre MooreChild
Michael O'SullivanTartuffe
a hyprocrite
Alek PrimroseLaurent
Tartuffe's servant
Patricia RoeMme. Pernelle
Orgon's mother
Roy R. ScheiderClerk
Diane ShaletFlipote
Mme. Pernelle's maid
Paul ShenarValère
in love with Mariane
Sada ThompsonDorine
Mariane's lady's-maid
Jack WaltzerServant
Claude WoolmanCléante
Orgon's brother-in-law
Tony Award®
 1965 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Jane Greenwood
 1965 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  William Ball
 1965 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 
  Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Theatre World
winner 1965 Award [recipient] 
  Michael O'Sullivan