Kate McArthur

Curtain rises on classic comedy

The University Players production of Tartuffe, the 1664 comic masterpiece by Molière, opened Thursday at Essex Hall Theatre.

The play is directed by drama alumnus Jim Warren, and has been an audience favourite for nearly three and a half centuries. With a soaring and beautiful set, and gorgeous period costumes, this will be a production you won’t want to miss.

Quiz a test of hollow knowledge

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see its current production, The Hollow by Agatha Christie.

The play’s run continues through Sunday at Essex Hall Theatre. Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, call 519-253-3000, ext. 2808, or visit www.universityplayers.com.