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

Productions (44)
  • 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

(21)
Productions (44)
  • 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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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 - MAY 31, 2019
District Of Columbia International School (DCI)
Washington, DC United States
District Of Columbia International School (DCI) Washington, DC United States
MAY 31, 2019 - JUN 01, 2019
Sailorway Drama Club
Vermilion, OH United States
Sailorway Drama Club Vermilion, OH 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 09, 2019
Fairmont Private Schools
Anaheim, CA United States
Fairmont Private Schools Anaheim, CA 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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
Booker Middle School
Sarasota, FL United States
Booker Middle School Sarasota, FL 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 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 - JAN 31, 2019
Cascadia School
Vancouver, WA United States
Cascadia School Vancouver, WA United States
JAN 31, 2019 - FEB 02, 2019
Westminster High School
Westminster, MD United States
Westminster High School Westminster, MD 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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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 - MAY 31, 2019
District Of Columbia International School (DCI)
Washington, DC United States
District Of Columbia International School (DCI) Washington, DC United States
MAY 31, 2019 - JUN 01, 2019
Sailorway Drama Club
Vermilion, OH United States
Sailorway Drama Club Vermilion, OH United States
MAY 30, 2019 - MAY 30, 2019
Tuxedo Park School
Tuxedo Park, NY United States
Tuxedo Park School Tuxedo Park, NY United States
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