Michael Musto
June 14, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Freyda Thomas’ adaptation of the 17th-century Moliere play — set here among Southern televangelists as Tartuffe: Born Again— is one of those audacious theatrical conceits, like putting Shakespeare on skateboards or Chekhov on ice. While a certain pointlessness defeats the evening, there are rewards, like the game cast (particularly John Glover) and the raw nerve. (TC) B

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