The Liar 2017

Run Time:
2 hours
Opened: January 26, 2017
Closing: February 26, 2017

The Liar - 2017 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Classic Stage Company
136 East 13th Street New York City, NY 10003

Paris, 1643. Dorante is a charming young man newly arrived in the capital, and he has but a single flaw: He cannot tell the truth. In quick succession he meets Cliton, a manservant who cannot tell a lie, and falls in love with Clarice, a charming young woman whom he unfortunately mistakes for her friend Lucrece. What our hero regrettably does not know is that Clarice is secretly engaged to his best friend Alcippe. Nor is he aware that his father is trying to get him married to Clarice, whom he thinks is Lucrece, who actually is in love with him. From all these misunderstandings and a series of breathtakingly intricate lies springs one of the Western world's greatest comedies, a sparkling urban romance as fresh as the day Pierre Corneille wrote it, brilliantly adapted for today by All in the Timing's David Ives.

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The Liar has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.
The Liar has been nominated for several awards including Outstanding Adaptation at the Drama Desk Awards for David Ives, Outstanding Costume Design for a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Murell Horton, and Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for Carson Elrod.
The Liar has won several awards, including Outstanding Adaptation at the Drama Desk Awards for David Ives, Outstanding Costume Design for a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Murell Horton, and the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for Carson Elrod.