Tartuffe (1978) HD online
|Hal Holbrook||-||Himself - Host|
|Geraldine Fitzgerald||-||Madame Pernelle|
|Roy Brocksmith||-||Monsieur Loyal|
This production of "Tartuffe" was first staged at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York in 1977, with most of the same cast; however, the roles of Tartuffe and Marianne were played respectively in the 1977 stage production by John Wood and Swoosie Kurtz, and that of Mme. Pernelle by Mildred Dunnock.
The video and DVD list this as running 130 minutes; however, this is not correct.
The stage production of this version received a Tony Award nomination in 1978 for Most Innovative Production of a play.
Tammy Grimes and Patricia Elliott both received Drama Desk Award nominations for their performances when this production played on Broadway.