An Absolutely True Story (As Told by a Bunch of Lying Liars)
by Ian McWethy

Productions (93)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 1 either (11-31 actors possible: 5-26 f, 5-26 m)
  • Set: Minimal, a living room.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-724-1

An Absolutely True Story (As Told by a Bunch of Lying Liars)
by Ian McWethy

(30)
Productions (93)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 1 either (11-31 actors possible: 5-26 f, 5-26 m)
  • Set: Minimal, a living room.

Someone is in enormous trouble for breaking the priceless heirloom vase in the Peterson living room. But who? Someone is lying. Well, probably everyone is pretty much lying. Each suspect's account is is more outlandish than the last, from warring siblings Fred and Kelly, to their deeply weird friends Barney and Ava, to the family dog (according to the dog whisperer). But the truth? The truth is more slippery... and it may involve more Nutella than you could possibly imagine. Or not. Who knows!

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Someone is in enormous trouble for breaking the priceless heirloom vase in the Peterson living room. But who? Someone is lying. Well, probably everyone is pretty much lying. Each suspect's account is is more outlandish than the last, from warring siblings Fred and Kelly, to their deeply weird friends Barney and Ava, to the family dog (according to the dog whisperer). But the truth? The truth is more slippery... and it may involve more Nutella than you could possibly imagine. Or not. Who knows!

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 1 either (11-31 actors possible: 5-26 f, 5-26 m)
  • Set: Minimal, a living room.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-724-1

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MAY 22, 2020 - MAY 22, 2020
Westmont High School Theatre Arts Department
Campbell, CA United States
Westmont High School Theatre Arts Department Campbell, CA United States
APR 01, 2020 - APR 02, 2020
Robinson Middle School
Kingsport, TN United States
Robinson Middle School Kingsport, TN United States
MAR 12, 2020 - MAR 12, 2020
Lee Middle School Drama Club
Sharpsburg, GA United States
Lee Middle School Drama Club Sharpsburg, GA United States
FEB 14, 2020 - FEB 15, 2020
Hopkins School
New Haven, CT United States
Hopkins School New Haven, CT United States
FEB 13, 2020 - FEB 13, 2020
Munford High School
MUNFORD, TN United States
Munford High School MUNFORD, TN United States
JAN 30, 2020 - JAN 31, 2020
Colusa High School
Colusa, CA United States
Colusa High School Colusa, CA United States
JAN 23, 2020 - JAN 23, 2020
Bloomfield Hills Middle School
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
Bloomfield Hills Middle School Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
JAN 23, 2020 - JAN 23, 2020
Kellam Drama
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Kellam Drama Virginia Beach, VA United States
JAN 15, 2020 - JAN 15, 2020
Bloomfield Hills Middle School/West Hills Middle School
West Bloomfield Twp, MI United States
Bloomfield Hills Middle School/West Hills Middle School West Bloomfield Twp, MI United States
JAN 13, 2020 - JAN 17, 2020
AHJS Theatre Arts
San Antonio, TX United States
AHJS Theatre Arts San Antonio, TX United States
JAN 13, 2020 - JAN 17, 2020
AHJS Theatre Arts
San Antonio, TX United States
AHJS Theatre Arts San Antonio, TX United States
DEC 17, 2019 - DEC 20, 2019
Canyon Park Junior High
Bothell, WA United States
Canyon Park Junior High Bothell, WA United States
DEC 16, 2019 - DEC 16, 2019
Roosevelt Middle School
SAN FRANCISCO, CA United States
Roosevelt Middle School SAN FRANCISCO, CA United States
DEC 16, 2019 - DEC 16, 2019
Swain County High School
Bryson City, NC United States
Swain County High School Bryson City, NC United States
DEC 13, 2019 - DEC 13, 2019
Success Academy Harlem North West
NEW YORK, NY United States
Success Academy Harlem North West NEW YORK, NY United States
DEC 12, 2019 - DEC 12, 2019
Union Pines High School
Cameron, NC United States
Union Pines High School Cameron, NC United States
DEC 12, 2019 - DEC 12, 2019
Mastery Charter Schools: Thomas Campus
Philadelphia, PA United States
Mastery Charter Schools: Thomas Campus Philadelphia, PA United States
DEC 09, 2019 - DEC 09, 2019
Danville Middle School Theatre
New Braunfels, TX United States
Danville Middle School Theatre New Braunfels, TX United States
DEC 06, 2019 - DEC 16, 2019
Northwest School Division #203
Turtleford, SK Canada
Northwest School Division #203 Turtleford, SK Canada
DEC 06, 2019 - DEC 07, 2019
West Point High School
Mississippi State, MS United States
West Point High School Mississippi State, MS United States
DEC 06, 2019 - DEC 06, 2019
CJH Middle School
Goshen, NY United States
CJH Middle School Goshen, NY United States
DEC 04, 2019 - DEC 06, 2019
Anderson Collegiate and Vocational Institute
Whitby, ON Canada
Anderson Collegiate and Vocational Institute Whitby, ON Canada
NOV 22, 2019 - NOV 22, 2019
Rio Rancho High School
Rio Rancho, NM United States
Rio Rancho High School Rio Rancho, NM United States
NOV 21, 2019 - NOV 23, 2019
Key Middle School
Springfield, VA United States
Key Middle School Springfield, VA United States
NOV 21, 2019 - NOV 22, 2019
Licking Valley Middle School
Newark, OH United States
Licking Valley Middle School Newark, OH United States
NOV 21, 2019 - NOV 21, 2019
Mount Juliet Theater Association
Mount Juliet, TN United States
Mount Juliet Theater Association Mount Juliet, TN United States
NOV 20, 2019 - NOV 20, 2019
Indian Woods
Overland Park, KS United States
Indian Woods Overland Park, KS United States
NOV 20, 2019 - NOV 20, 2019
Langston Hughes Middle School
Reston, VA United States
Langston Hughes Middle School Reston, VA United States
NOV 15, 2019 - NOV 17, 2019
Currey Ingram Academy- Upper School
Brentwood, TN United States
Currey Ingram Academy- Upper School Brentwood, TN United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 16, 2019
Westfield High School Auditorium
Westfield, IN United States
Westfield High School Auditorium Westfield, IN United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 14, 2019
Belleville Township High School West
Belleville, IL United States
Belleville Township High School West Belleville, IL United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 15, 2019
Eagles Landing Middle School
Boca Raton, FL United States
Eagles Landing Middle School Boca Raton, FL United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 16, 2019
McCullough Jr. High
The Woodlands, TX United States
McCullough Jr. High The Woodlands, TX United States
NOV 09, 2019 - NOV 10, 2019
Hastings Middle School Drama
Upper Arlington, OH United States
Hastings Middle School Drama Upper Arlington, OH United States
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 08, 2019
North Forsyth High School Theatre
Winston-Salem, NC United States
North Forsyth High School Theatre Winston-Salem, NC United States
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 15, 2019
Foothill Middle School
Walnut Creek, CA United States
Foothill Middle School Walnut Creek, CA United States
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 15, 2019
Cienega High School
Vail, AZ United States
Cienega High School Vail, AZ United States
NOV 07, 2019 - NOV 08, 2019
Kulm Public School
Kulm, ND United States
Kulm Public School Kulm, ND United States
NOV 07, 2019 - NOV 07, 2019
Cele Middle School
Pflugerville, TX United States
Cele Middle School Pflugerville, TX United States
NOV 07, 2019 - NOV 15, 2019
Northern Cass Public School
Hunter, ND United States
Northern Cass Public School Hunter, ND United States
NOV 04, 2019 - NOV 09, 2019
Lake Lure Classical Academy
Boiling Springs, NC United States
Lake Lure Classical Academy Boiling Springs, NC United States
OCT 30, 2019 - OCT 30, 2019
Lewis School For Gifted Learning Potential
Youngstown, OH United States
Lewis School For Gifted Learning Potential Youngstown, OH United States
OCT 29, 2019 - OCT 30, 2019
International School of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN United States
International School of Indiana Indianapolis, IN United States
OCT 25, 2019 - OCT 25, 2019
Lewiston-Altura High School
Lewiston, MN United States
Lewiston-Altura High School Lewiston, MN United States
OCT 08, 2019 - OCT 08, 2019
Spark Theater Company
Dothan, AL United States
Spark Theater Company Dothan, AL United States
SEP 27, 2019 - SEP 28, 2019
KMHS Drama Club
Wales, WI United States
KMHS Drama Club Wales, WI United States
SEP 25, 2019 - SEP 25, 2019
Port Augusta Secondary School
Port Augusta, SA Australia
Port Augusta Secondary School Port Augusta, SA Australia
AUG 26, 2019 - AUG 26, 2019
RPI Players
Troy, NY United States
RPI Players Troy, NY United States
JUL 26, 2019 - JUL 26, 2019
Taproot Theatre Company
Seattle, WA United States
Taproot Theatre Company Seattle, WA United States
JUN 15, 2019 - JUN 15, 2019
Ottoson Middle School
Arlington, MA United States
Ottoson Middle School Arlington, MA United States
JUN 06, 2019 - JUN 06, 2019
St. Mary's Catholic School
Goderich, ON Canada
St. Mary's Catholic School Goderich, ON Canada
MAY 31, 2019 - JUN 01, 2019
Sailorway Drama Club
Vermilion, OH United States
Sailorway Drama Club Vermilion, OH United States
MAY 31, 2019 - MAY 31, 2019
District Of Columbia International School (DCI)
Washington, DC United States
District Of Columbia International School (DCI) Washington, DC United States
MAY 30, 2019 - MAY 30, 2019
Tuxedo Park School
Tuxedo Park, NY United States
Tuxedo Park School Tuxedo Park, NY United States
MAY 18, 2019 - MAY 18, 2019
Cedarburg High School
Cedarburg, WI United States
Cedarburg High School Cedarburg, WI United States
MAY 15, 2019 - MAY 17, 2019
Stevens Cooperative School
Jersey City, NJ United States
Stevens Cooperative School Jersey City, NJ United States
MAY 13, 2019 - MAY 13, 2019
Lincoln North Star Theatre
Lincoln, NE United States
Lincoln North Star Theatre Lincoln, NE United States
MAY 13, 2019 - MAY 16, 2019
Odyssey Institute
Buckeye, AZ United States
Odyssey Institute Buckeye, AZ United States
MAY 10, 2019 - MAY 11, 2019
Cohasset Middle School
Cohasset, MA United States
Cohasset Middle School Cohasset, MA United States
MAY 09, 2019 - MAY 10, 2019
Ponderosa High School
Parker, CO United States
Ponderosa High School Parker, CO United States
MAY 09, 2019 - MAY 09, 2019
Fairmont Private Schools
Anaheim, CA United States
Fairmont Private Schools Anaheim, CA United States
MAY 09, 2019 - MAY 09, 2019
The Alexander Dawson School
Las Vegas, NV United States
The Alexander Dawson School Las Vegas, NV United States
MAY 08, 2019 - MAY 08, 2019
Pinecrest High School
Southern Pines, NC United States
Pinecrest High School Southern Pines, NC United States
MAY 03, 2019 - MAY 05, 2019
East Knox Jr/Sr High School
Howard, OH United States
East Knox Jr/Sr High School Howard, OH United States
MAY 03, 2019 - MAY 03, 2019
Burdekin Christian College
Ayr, QLD Australia
Burdekin Christian College Ayr, QLD Australia
MAY 03, 2019 - MAY 03, 2019
Cypress Palm Middle School
Naples, FL United States
Cypress Palm Middle School Naples, FL United States
MAY 02, 2019 - MAY 04, 2019
Westerville North Theatre Boosters
Westerville, OH United States
Westerville North Theatre Boosters Westerville, OH United States
APR 27, 2019 - APR 27, 2019
Forbes Middle School
Georgetown, TX United States
Forbes Middle School Georgetown, TX United States
APR 25, 2019 - APR 27, 2019
Ursuline Academy Of Dallas
Dallas, TX United States
Ursuline Academy Of Dallas Dallas, TX United States
APR 18, 2019 - APR 20, 2019
Seaman High School
Topeka, KS United States
Seaman High School Topeka, KS United States
APR 11, 2019 - APR 13, 2019
OCU Drama Club
Oakland City, IN United States
OCU Drama Club Oakland City, IN United States
APR 09, 2019 - APR 12, 2019
Fall Creek Valley Middle School
Indianapolis, IN United States
Fall Creek Valley Middle School Indianapolis, IN United States
APR 05, 2019 - APR 13, 2019
Waupun Area Jr/Sr High School Drama
Waupun, WI United States
Waupun Area Jr/Sr High School Drama Waupun, WI United States
APR 05, 2019 - APR 28, 2019
John W. Wynn Middle School Drama Club
Tewksbury, MA United States
John W. Wynn Middle School Drama Club Tewksbury, MA United States
APR 03, 2019 - APR 03, 2019
Jay M. Robinson Middle School
Charlotte, NC United States
Jay M. Robinson Middle School Charlotte, NC United States
MAR 19, 2019 - MAR 19, 2019
Poynette High School
Poynette, WI United States
Poynette High School Poynette, WI United States
MAR 15, 2019 - MAR 15, 2019
Nettle Creek Grade School
Morris, IL United States
Nettle Creek Grade School Morris, IL United States
MAR 07, 2019 - MAR 08, 2019
North Cobb Christian School
Kennesaw, GA United States
North Cobb Christian School Kennesaw, GA United States
MAR 07, 2019 - MAR 08, 2019
Booker Middle School
Sarasota, FL United States
Booker Middle School Sarasota, FL United States
MAR 01, 2019 - MAR 01, 2019
BV North Drama Club
WALNUT, IL United States
BV North Drama Club WALNUT, IL United States
FEB 07, 2019 - FEB 07, 2019
Macario Garcia Middle School
Sugar Land, TX United States
Macario Garcia Middle School Sugar Land, TX United States
FEB 01, 2019 - MAY 30, 2019
SHAMROCK ISD
SHAMROCK, TX United States
SHAMROCK ISD SHAMROCK, TX United States
JAN 31, 2019 - FEB 02, 2019
Westminster High School
Westminster, MD United States
Westminster High School Westminster, MD United States
JAN 31, 2019 - JAN 31, 2019
Cascadia School
Vancouver, WA United States
Cascadia School Vancouver, WA United States
JAN 18, 2019 - FEB 08, 2019
Dakota Valley High School
North Sioux City, SD United States
Dakota Valley High School North Sioux City, SD United States
JAN 10, 2019 - JAN 11, 2019
W.E. Groves High School
Beverly Hills, MI United States
W.E. Groves High School Beverly Hills, MI United States
DEC 07, 2018 - DEC 08, 2018
Jacksonville Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy
Jacksonville, AR United States
Jacksonville Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy Jacksonville, AR United States
DEC 06, 2018 - DEC 07, 2018
Piper High School
Sunrise, FL United States
Piper High School Sunrise, FL United States
NOV 30, 2018 - DEC 01, 2018
Tequesta Trace Middle School
Plantation, FL United States
Tequesta Trace Middle School Plantation, FL United States
NOV 28, 2018 - DEC 01, 2018
Lubbock-Cooper Middle School Theatre
Lubbock, TX United States
Lubbock-Cooper Middle School Theatre Lubbock, TX United States
NOV 15, 2018 - NOV 15, 2018
Scranton Public School
Scranton, ND United States
Scranton Public School Scranton, ND United States
NOV 08, 2018 - DEC 08, 2018
Chapa Theatre Department
Kyle, TX United States
Chapa Theatre Department Kyle, TX United States
OCT 18, 2018 - NOV 16, 2018
Superior High School
SUPERIOR, WI United States
Superior High School SUPERIOR, WI United States
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MAY 22, 2020 - MAY 22, 2020
Westmont High School Theatre Arts Department
Campbell, CA United States
Westmont High School Theatre Arts Department Campbell, CA United States
APR 01, 2020 - APR 02, 2020
Robinson Middle School
Kingsport, TN United States
Robinson Middle School Kingsport, TN United States
MAR 12, 2020 - MAR 12, 2020
Lee Middle School Drama Club
Sharpsburg, GA United States
Lee Middle School Drama Club Sharpsburg, GA United States
FEB 14, 2020 - FEB 15, 2020
Hopkins School
New Haven, CT United States
Hopkins School New Haven, CT United States
FEB 13, 2020 - FEB 13, 2020
Munford High School
MUNFORD, TN United States
Munford High School MUNFORD, TN United States
JAN 30, 2020 - JAN 31, 2020
Colusa High School
Colusa, CA United States
Colusa High School Colusa, CA United States
JAN 23, 2020 - JAN 23, 2020
Bloomfield Hills Middle School
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
Bloomfield Hills Middle School Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
JAN 23, 2020 - JAN 23, 2020
Kellam Drama
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Kellam Drama Virginia Beach, VA United States
JAN 15, 2020 - JAN 15, 2020
Bloomfield Hills Middle School/West Hills Middle School
West Bloomfield Twp, MI United States
Bloomfield Hills Middle School/West Hills Middle School West Bloomfield Twp, MI United States
JAN 13, 2020 - JAN 17, 2020
AHJS Theatre Arts
San Antonio, TX United States
AHJS Theatre Arts San Antonio, TX United States
JAN 13, 2020 - JAN 17, 2020
AHJS Theatre Arts
San Antonio, TX United States
AHJS Theatre Arts San Antonio, TX United States
DEC 17, 2019 - DEC 20, 2019
Canyon Park Junior High
Bothell, WA United States
Canyon Park Junior High Bothell, WA United States
DEC 16, 2019 - DEC 16, 2019
Roosevelt Middle School
SAN FRANCISCO, CA United States
Roosevelt Middle School SAN FRANCISCO, CA United States
DEC 16, 2019 - DEC 16, 2019
Swain County High School
Bryson City, NC United States
Swain County High School Bryson City, NC United States
DEC 13, 2019 - DEC 13, 2019
Success Academy Harlem North West
NEW YORK, NY United States
Success Academy Harlem North West NEW YORK, NY United States
DEC 12, 2019 - DEC 12, 2019
Union Pines High School
Cameron, NC United States
Union Pines High School Cameron, NC United States
DEC 12, 2019 - DEC 12, 2019
Mastery Charter Schools: Thomas Campus
Philadelphia, PA United States
Mastery Charter Schools: Thomas Campus Philadelphia, PA United States
DEC 09, 2019 - DEC 09, 2019
Danville Middle School Theatre
New Braunfels, TX United States
Danville Middle School Theatre New Braunfels, TX United States
DEC 06, 2019 - DEC 16, 2019
Northwest School Division #203
Turtleford, SK Canada
Northwest School Division #203 Turtleford, SK Canada
DEC 06, 2019 - DEC 07, 2019
West Point High School
Mississippi State, MS United States
West Point High School Mississippi State, MS United States
DEC 06, 2019 - DEC 06, 2019
CJH Middle School
Goshen, NY United States
CJH Middle School Goshen, NY United States
DEC 04, 2019 - DEC 06, 2019
Anderson Collegiate and Vocational Institute
Whitby, ON Canada
Anderson Collegiate and Vocational Institute Whitby, ON Canada
NOV 22, 2019 - NOV 22, 2019
Rio Rancho High School
Rio Rancho, NM United States
Rio Rancho High School Rio Rancho, NM United States
NOV 21, 2019 - NOV 23, 2019
Key Middle School
Springfield, VA United States
Key Middle School Springfield, VA United States
NOV 21, 2019 - NOV 22, 2019
Licking Valley Middle School
Newark, OH United States
Licking Valley Middle School Newark, OH United States
NOV 21, 2019 - NOV 21, 2019
Mount Juliet Theater Association
Mount Juliet, TN United States
Mount Juliet Theater Association Mount Juliet, TN United States
NOV 20, 2019 - NOV 20, 2019
Indian Woods
Overland Park, KS United States
Indian Woods Overland Park, KS United States
NOV 20, 2019 - NOV 20, 2019
Langston Hughes Middle School
Reston, VA United States
Langston Hughes Middle School Reston, VA United States
NOV 15, 2019 - NOV 17, 2019
Currey Ingram Academy- Upper School
Brentwood, TN United States
Currey Ingram Academy- Upper School Brentwood, TN United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 16, 2019
Westfield High School Auditorium
Westfield, IN United States
Westfield High School Auditorium Westfield, IN United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 14, 2019
Belleville Township High School West
Belleville, IL United States
Belleville Township High School West Belleville, IL United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 15, 2019
Eagles Landing Middle School
Boca Raton, FL United States
Eagles Landing Middle School Boca Raton, FL United States
NOV 14, 2019 - NOV 16, 2019
McCullough Jr. High
The Woodlands, TX United States
McCullough Jr. High The Woodlands, TX United States
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