Contest offers chance to win theatre tickets

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see the 17th century French comedy Tartuffe. 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

To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following three trivia questions. The winner will be randomly selected from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Monday, February 11.

  1. Molière is the nom de plume of which playwright?
    a) Honoré de Balzac
    b) Cyrano de Bergerac
    c) Jean-Baptiste Poquelin
    d) Jean Racine
  2. In several languages, including French, “tartuffe” has become a synonym for what?
    a) clergyman
    b) hypocrite
    c) impostor
    d) seducer
  3. Which French actor played the title role in the 1984 film production of Tartuffe?
    a) Danielle Auteuil
    b) Jean-Paul Belmondo
    c) Gerard Depardieu
    d) Yves Montand

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please.

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