January 26, 2017: Dorante, the title character in Pierre Corneille’s 17th-century comedy The Liar, has a little problem with truth-telling. Even when it serves no discernible purpose, he compulsively and ceaselessly — er, how shall I put it? Makes false statements? Proffers unsubstantiated assertions? Presents alternative facts?READ THE REVIEW
The Liar OFF-BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- January 26, 2017
- February 26, 2017
Theater: Classic Stage Comp. / 136 East 13th Street, New York, NY, 10003Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
The charming Dorante cannot tell the truth and the manservant Cliton cannot tell a lie. CSC favorite David Ives (The School for Lies, The Heir Apparent) takes on Pierre Corneille’s hilarious seventeenth-century farce of mistaken identity and secrets.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF The Liar