Tartuffe, or The Impostor, or The Hypocrite (/tɑrˈtʊf, -ˈtuːf/;[1] French: Tartuffe, ou l'Imposteur, pronounced: [taʁtyf]), first performed in 1664, is one of the most famous theatrical comedies by Molière. The characters of Tartuffe, Elmire, and Orgon are considered among the greatest classical theatre roles.

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