The charming Dorante cannot tell the truth and the manservant Cliton cannot tell a lie in a hilarious seventeenth-century farce of mistaken identity and secrets.
From the producers: A Venetian returns home after years away and courts both daughters of a wealthy doctor, concocting outrageous lies to convince each one he really loves her, in this adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's play.
Playwright David Ives returns to the Classic Stage Company for his sixth collaboration with the Off-Broadway theatre. "The Liar" is an adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century farce, "Le Menteur," and will be directed by Michael Kahn.
The cast of "The Liar" includes Christian Conn, Aubrey Deeker, Carson Elrod, Kelly Hutchinson, Adam Lefevre, Ismenia Mendes, Amelia Pedlow and Tony Roach.What is Classic Stage Company?
CSC is an award-winning Off-Broadway company which is "committed to re-imagining the classical repertory for a contemporary American audience." Founded in 1967, the company performs in an intimate 199-seat venue near Union Square. More here