The Liar

Pierre Corneille
LA Theatre Works
Directed by Martin Jarvis
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.
Production duration: 1 hr 51 min
LA Theatre Works

Cast & creative team


  • Clarice
    Tara Lynne Barr
  • Lucrèce
    Janine Barris
  • Isabelle
    Sue Cremin
  • Sabine
    Sue Cremin
  • Cliton
    Danny Mann
  • Géronte
    Christopher Neame
  • Dorante
    John Sloan
  • Philiste
    Mark Jude Sullivan
  • Alcippe
    Matthew Wolf


  • Martin Jarvis