His translation Jean Baptiste Moliere's play, "Tartuffe," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Robert Stephens, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Brett, Jeanne Watts, Louise Purnell, and Derek Jacobi in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
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His 1965 translation of Molière
's "Tartuffe" has become the standard translation of the work, revived on Broadway at least twice, and included in at least one school anthology. Some critics consider it the equal of Molière
's famous play, and one even pronounced it superior to the original play.