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Show Information

 

Dates Feb 20 - Mar 31
Ticket Price $70
Company Atlantic Theater Company
Location Linda Gross Theatre
Written By Craig Lucas
Directed By Pam McKinnon

Performance Schedule

 

Tues - Fri 8:00pm
Wed 2:00pm (selected dates)
Sat 2:00pm, 8:00pm
Sun 3:00pm, 7:00pm


Atlantic Theater Company
The Linda Gross Theater Feb 20 - Mar 31

The Lying Lesson
“MR. LUCAS HAS BEEN ONE OF THE THEATER’S MOST PROBING AND POETIC CHARTERS OF THE SINISTER UNDERTOW THAT PULSES BENEATH DAILY AMERICAN LIFE.” - THE NEW YORK TIMES

In a remote seaside village in Maine, a woman who may or may not be a legendary movie star shows up to buy the home of an elderly couple. Escorted by a young local woman who appears never to have heard of her, “Ruth” stakes a claim on her distant past, and plays a relentless game of cat and mouse with her new “assistant.”

In this hilarious and unsettling homage to the films of Hollywood’s Golden Age, the celebrated author of Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless and The Light in the Piazza twists and turns the audience around essential questions about memory, identity and truth-telling

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