This week on L.A. Theatre Works, we present The Liar by Pierre Corneille, translated by Richard Wilbur. Starring John Sloan, Danny Mann, Tara Lynne Barr.

About the play:

In this classic farce, a young man pretends to be a war hero to impress a pretty girl. As his lies progress, so do his troubles – with hilarious results. Playwright Pierre Corneille’s comedy of manners is considered a groundbreaking work which influenced contemporaries such as the young Molière. The broadcast includes a conversation about Corneille with author and educator Larry F. Norman of the University of Chicago.

Lead funding for this production is provided by The Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

ON L.A. Theatre Works | February 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm

The Liar

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This week on L.A. Theatre Works, we present The Liar by Pierre Corneille, translated by Richard Wilbur. Starring John Sloan, Danny Mann, Tara Lynne Barr.

About the play:

In this classic farce, a young man pretends to be a war hero to impress a pretty girl. As his lies progress, so do his troubles – with hilarious results. Playwright Pierre Corneille’s comedy of manners is considered a groundbreaking work which influenced contemporaries such as the young Molière. The broadcast includes a conversation about Corneille with author and educator Larry F. Norman of the University of Chicago.

Lead funding for this production is provided by The Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

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