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Pomona College Department of Theatre Presents Molière’s “Tartuffe,” March 6-9

Experience hypocrisy and folly at its finest in Tartuffe, Molière’s 1664 comedy, directed by Pomona College Professor of Theatre Leonard Pronko. In Tartuffe, or “The Imposter,” vagabond turned houseguest Tartuffe uses wit and cunning to tear apart a household that master Orgon and his family are desperately trying to hold together. Tartuffe will be performed at Pomona College on Thursday, March 6 through Saturday, March 8 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m., in Seaver Theatre (300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont).

Director Pronko, an expert in Western theatre history and kabuki and a past professor of Romance languages and literature, joined Pomona in 1957 and has twice won the College’s Wig Distinguished Professor Award for excellence in teaching.

Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students, faculty, staff and seniors. For more information, contact: (909) 607-4375 or visit: www.theatre.pomona.edu/contact/ticket-information/.

Pomona College is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts institutions, offering a comprehensive program in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Its hallmarks include small classes, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of opportunities for student research. Visit Pomona College on the web at www.pomona.edu.

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