The Liar

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.


“An EFFERVESCENT DELIGHT.” – The New York Times (Critics’ Pick)


“CLEVER VERBIAGE trippingly delivered by a VIBRANT CAST.” – Time Out New York


“Mercilessly allegro and DENSE WITH ENJOYMENTS.” – New York Magazine (Vulture.com)


“Ives’s Liar is A TREAT – and that’s the truth.” – Entertainment Weekly


PERFORMANCES FROM JANUARY 11 – FEBRUARY 26, 2016

By DAVID IVES
Adapted from the play Le Menteur by PIERRE CORNEILLE
Directed by Michael Kahn

Cast: CHRISTIAN CONN, AUBREY DEEKER, CARSON ELROD, KELLY HUTCHINSON, ADAM LEFEVRE, ISMENIA MENDES, AMELIA PEDLOW, TONY ROACH

Set Design ALEXANDER DODGE
Costume Design MURELL HORTON
Lighting Design MARY LOUISE GEIGER
Original Music ADAM WERNICK
Sound Design MATT STINE
Wig, Hair & Makeup Design J. JARED JANAS