MAY 2023 | Volume 227
A Trivial Comedy for Serious People
This brilliantly clever comedic masterpiece was called by W.H. Auden, “the only pure verbal opera in English.” Wealthy gentlemen Jack and Algernon have chosen to lead double lives to evade the tedium of polite society. However, when they attempt to win the love of two women, who declare they will only love a man called Earnest, chaos begins and hijinks ensue.
The two gentlemen and their ladies are in for more than they ever anticipated when the formidable Lady Bracknell begins sleuthing around. The Importance of Being Earnest is a tale of mistaken identities, rapid-fire wit, and cucumber sandwiches.
This beloved satire of Victorian social hypocrisy is the wittiest classic there is!
Directed by Anna Hagan
Bernard Cuffling: Rev. Canon Chasuble
Nancy Ebert: Miss Prism
Keith Martin Gordey: Algernon Moncrieff
Patrick Keating: Lane/Merriman
Terence Kelly: John Worthing
Annabel Kershaw: Gwendolen Fairfax
Ellie King: Lady Bracknell
Denyse Wilson: Cecily Cardew
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