(via David Gibbs, DARR Publicity)
MOLIÈRE IN THE PARK TO PRESENT LIVE STREAM PRESENTATION OF MOLIÈRE’S
starring Raúl E. Esparza & Samira Wiley, directed by MIP’s Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien
Streams live June 27 at 2pm EST & 7pm EST,
Replays available through July 1, 2pm EST
Brooklyn, NY – Molière in the Park, co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance and LeFrak Center at Lakeside, is proud to present a live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur’s translation of Molière’s TARTUFFE, directed by Molière in the Park’s Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.
The cast includes four-time Tony Award nominee and Obie Award winner Raúl E. Esparza (Seared at MCC, Company on Broadway), Emmy and SAG Award winner Samira Wiley (Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black”), Kaliswa Brewster (Showtime’s “Billions,” Intelligence at NYTW), Naomi Lorrain (Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” Behind the Sheet at EST), Jared McNeill (Battlefield at BAM, The Valley of Astonishment at Theatre for a New Audience), Jennifer Mudge (The Irishman, Into the Woods at Roundabout – Lucille Lortel Award nominee), Rosemary Prinz (Tribute on Broadway, CBS’s “As the World Turns”) and Carter Redwood (When January Feels Like Summer at EST, Gertrude Stein Saints at Abrons).
Molière in the Park’s Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien and Co-Founding Producer Garth Belcon state, “We are disturbed and appalled by the corrosive and dangerously divisive nature of religious double standards and questionable moral righteousness we are currently witnessing. Turning to Tartuffe, with this company of actors and creative team has been healing. Our goal is to reinforce the power of faith, love and respect for every human life, versus religious posturing for economic or political gain.”
The production team includes Garth Belcon – MIP Co-Founding Producer, Kris Stone – Production Design, Andrew Carluccio – Video Programmer & Technology Consultant (MIP’s The Misanthrope, TFANA/Bard Fisher Center’s Mad Forest), Paul Pinto – Sound Designer/Composer (TFANA/Bard Fisher Center’s Mad Forest, thingNY’s SubtracTTTTTTTTT), Emily Rawson & Jonathan Kokotajlo – Animation, John Freeman/Century Tree – Visual Director, Thyra Hartshorn – Production Manager and Celine Ariniello – Communications & Marketing Associate.