Triangle Arts and Entertainment – News and Reviews Theatre Dance Music Arts

Tag: Saheem Ali

Joey Collins stars as Tartuffe (photo by HuthPhoto)

PRC’s Tartuffe Proffers Extravagant Entertainment

Most people know that Moliere was a famous playwright, but most people, at least in the Triangle area, probably haven’t had a lot of exposure to his work, at least not recently or locally. That is what makes PLAYMAKERS Repertory Company’s production of Moliere’s Tartuffe, adapted by David Ball and directed by Saheem Ali, feel… Read More ›

Ray Dooley (left) and Joey Collins star as Orgon and Tartuffe (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Over-the-Top Tartuffe Is Both Too Much and Not Enough

The original 1978 Broadway production of the comedy thriller Deathtrap by Rosemary’s Baby horror novelist-turned-dramatist Ira Levin centers around Sidney Bruhl, an acclaimed writer of Broadway comedy thrillers whose well of inspiration has apparently run dry … until a gifted student of his named Clifford Anderson pens a script for a class assignment that Bruhl… Read More ›

Joey Collins and Nemuna Ceesay star as Tartuffe and Elmire in Tartuffe at PRC (photo by HuthPhoto)

Molière’s Tartuffe Cheerfully Skewers Religious Hypocrisy Feb. 3-March 11 at PlayMakers Rep

PlayMakers Repertory Company will stage David Ball’s cheeky new English adaptation of Tartuffe, French playwright and actor Molière’s zany comedy, on Feb. 3-March 11 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. This knee-slapper, which will be directed by New York City… Read More ›