The Liar OFF-BROADWAY REVIEWS

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  • NY TIMES

  • Opening Night:
    January 26, 2017
    Closing:
    February 26, 2017

    Theater: Classic Stage Comp. / 136 East 13th Street, New York, NY, 10003

    Synopsis: 

    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.

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  • NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF The Liar

    A Revival of 'The Liar' Plays Alternative Facts for Laughs

    Charles Isherwood

    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?

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