The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Victor Pappas
Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

 

Oscar Wilde’s outlandish masterpiece is one of the cleverest comedies in the English language. Dapper Jack Worthing and Algernon, his compatriot in cavorting, have fallen for two ladies who have their hearts set on marrying a man named Ernest. In order to pursue the romance, both men concoct an elaborate deception which leads to an even more outlandish surprise when the formidable Lady Bracknell starts sleuthing about for the far-fetched truth.

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes (including two intermissions)

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PRODUCTION TEAM
Carey Wong (Scenic Designer), Melanie Burgess (Costume Designer), Kent Cubbage (Lighting Designer), Evan Mosher (Sound Designer), Marleigh Driscoll (Properties Designer), Miranda C. Pratt (Stage Manager)

 

CAST (in alphabetical order)

Quinn Franzen (Algernon Moncrieff), Emily Grogan (Gwendolen Fairfax), Kimberly King (Lady Bracknell), Hana Lass (Cecily Cardew), Charles Leggett (Rev. Chasuble), Michael Patten (Lane/Merriman), Connor Toms (Jack Worthing), Kate Wisniewski (Miss Prism).


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Performance Schedule

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