Licking County News

Denison to stage Moliere's 'Tartuffe'

The Denison University Theater Department will stage Moliere's classic comedy, Tartuffe, or The Imposter at 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the Ace Morgan Theatre, 211 W. College St.

Performances continue at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 16 through Saturday, April 20.

Ranjit Bolt's translation of Moliere's rhymed couplets into modern poetry for the National Theatre of Great Britain is the script guest director Geoffrey Nelson chose for this production.

According to a Denison news release, the translation "retains the rhymed couplets of the original, with witty dialogue that is almost musical in rhythm."

Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 for senior citizens and $4 for students. For more information, visit

For reservations, call the box office at 740-587- 6527.