The Liar

THE LIAR

by David Ives, adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille

Directed by Marta Rainer

January 11 – February 4, 2018 | Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre

     Opening Night  January 12, 2018

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.  From these, plus more 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 Timings  David Ives.  “An effervescent delight. Cheeky…bawdy…romantic” and full of “smiling exuberance.” – NYTimes

WRT is proud to bring this story to life together with critically acclaimed company members: Angela Bilkic, Danny Bolton, Caitlin Graham, Charles Linshaw, John Kinsherf, Ariela Nazar-Rosen, Dan Prior, Samuel Warton and the design team; David Towlun (Set Design), Chelsea Kerl (Costume Design), Isaac Zerkle (Light Design), and George Cooke (Sound Design).  The WRT company has been in residence at Wellesley College since 1998.

Performances:

Jan. 11 – Feb. 4, 2018

Evenings:  Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays @ 7pm

Matinees: Saturdays & Sundays @ 2pm

Tickets:

$20 general admission | $10 seniors and students    PAY WHAT YOU CAN on Thursdays!

To make a reservation call the Box Office @ 781-283-2000

The theatre is handicapped accessible, please email disabilityservices@wellesley.edu for information.