Charting ‘Earnest’

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When a director sets out to stage a play, it’s a journey of discovery, and at times you really wish you had a road map to help get you to where you want to be.  We stumbled upon this fun info graphic created to map out Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” It brings up some silly quirks about the play (did you know that the word muffin is used 12 times within three pages of the script?) and charts the stage time for each character.

And, for those folks who like flowcharts, we found a couple that diagram the relationships between the characters in the play.  It’s highly recommended reading if you need a primer of who’s who before seeing the show.


Source: The Missing Graph, Cliff Notes, and Prezi