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The Liar

Paris, 1643. Dorante lies, Cliton tells truth. Dorante loves Clarice, and mistakes her for Lucrece. A hilarious comedy of errors and lies by Pierre Corneille, adapted by David Ives, directed by Tom Sanders.

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The Liar
The Liar

Time & Location

Mar 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

OlyTheater, 625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia, WA 98502, USA


About the event

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 and directed by Tom Sanders.


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