About This Show

The Liar is a 17th-century farce of mistaken identity and secrets. The charming Dorante cannot tell the truth, while his manservant cannot lie.

Adapted by Tony nominee David Ives (Venus in Fur) from a play by Pierre Corneille, The Liar is the sixth production in a collaboration between Ives and Classic Stage Company, a group dedicated to reimagining classic stories for contemporary audiences. Michael Kahn (Showboat), another Tony nominee and member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame, directs.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: January 11, 2017 Final Performance: February 26, 2017

Theatermania Review

| | January 26, 2017
David Ives adapts a 17th-century French comedy about an arrogant man who cannot tell the truth.

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