Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A Look at Edward Hibbert, Jason Gotay, and More in The Importance of Being Earnest by Nathan Skethway

The first production of the Cape Playhouse's 2019 summer season, directed by Matt Lenz, began performances June 12 in Massachusetts.

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Cape Playhouse Summer Season Launches June 12 With The Importance of Being Earnest, Starring Edward Hibbert by Andrew Gans

The season also features Andrew Keenan-Bolger in Little Shop of Horrors and Alison Fraser in Deathtrap.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Albert Halls, Bolton – ‘strong comic performances’ by Natalie Douglas

Most of the characters in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest are concerned with appearances. Algernon Moncrieff keeps track of current

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The Importance of Being Earnest review – Oscar's dazzler is wildly overdone by Mark Fisher

Albert Halls, BoltonDespite the cast’s best efforts, Oscar Wilde’s comedy gets almost no laughs in a production that tries too hard to be funny With a good Oscar Wilde aphorism, you can…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Tootsie Star Santino Fontana Wins First Tony Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Hats off to Santino Fontana, who has won his first Tony Award! The Broadway favorite triumphed in the Leading Actor in a Musical category for his incredible performance as Michael Dorsey in …

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Friday, June 7, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Tabatha Gayle by Zack Calhoon

Tabatha Gayle is an AEA multidisciplinary performer and creative based in Harlem. BFA Acting UConn, 2018. Off- Broadway: If Sand Were Stone (NYMF), and her self-created play, Misogynoir (Ars…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Watermill Theatre, Newbury – ‘a summer treat’ by Julia Rank

Kate Budgen’s production of Oscar Wilde’s evergreen comedy The Importance of Being Earnest is one of warmth and laughter – a chance

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Odds & Ends: Isabel Keating Set for Nell Benjamin & Duncan Sheik's Because of Winn Dixie at Goodspeed & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Isabel Keating & More to Star in Because of Winn Dixie Musical at Goodspeed Casting is here for the Goodspeed's upcoming pr…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, The Watermill Theatre by Charlotte Downes

Kate Budgen's production of The Importance of Being Earnest at The Watermill Theatre is laugh-a-minute funny. The audience are chuckling out loud throughout and it's a lovely experience to b…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Silver Spring Stage by Beatrice Loayza

For a play so interested in the parameters of boredom endured by English high society, Silver Spring Stage’s rollicking production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is any…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Classic Wilde comedy ‘Earnest’ sparkles at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' is a classic comedy in every sense, and Aurora Theatre gives it a great staging.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Adam Driver and Keri Russell bring sexy if uneven smolder to Burn This: EW review by Leah Greenblatt

About midway through Burn This, dancer-turned-choreographer Anna talks about a piece she’s been working on, “a pas de deux for two couples”; “pas de quatre,” her boyfriend counters…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Jason Gotay, Heidi Gardner Set for Cape Playhouse's 2019 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented slate of stage-and-screen stars will spend the summer in Cape Cod, appearing in productions as part of Cape Playhouse's 2019 summer season. Six classic works comprise the lineup, …

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MICF: The Importance of Being Earnest by Arts Review

It would be the easiest thing, when revisiting a show, to stage things. Often, revisiting a show can be more perilous than getting it on its feet in the first place. Despite recasting the ro…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Review: NY Classical’s The Importance of Being Earnest by Erin Kahn

The Importance of Being Earnest is widely regarded as Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece, and watching NY Classical’s new production at A.R.T./New York Theatres, it’s easy to see why. No word …

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest: Two Ways by Darryl Reilly

It’s billed as “Two Ways” because this event is comprised of differing versions performed in repertory. There is the self-explanatory “Conventional Casting” and the “Reversed Cas…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

‘Keep an eye on these two extremely capable clowns’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Tara Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Oscar Wilde’s comedy of manners is rightly regarded as a classic, so we must give thanks for Ayesha Casley-Hayford and Kudzanayi Chiwawa coming along and giving The Importance of Being Ear…

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Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Tara Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Tara Theatre3.0Overall ScoreI wonder what Oscar Wilde would have thought of seeing his iconic comedy of aristocratic Victorian society, The Importan…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Tara Theatre, London – ‘joyously inventive’ by Paul Vale

It takes confidence to tinker with Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Earlier this year, LKT Productions relocated it to a council

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest by Vanessa Cate

The Importance of Being Earnest Reviewed by Vanessa Cate Crown City Theatre Through March 31 Crown City Theatre tackles Oscar Wilde, and the poor guy is left standing, though not after b…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Handbag? It's from Sports Direct: The Importance of Being Earnest for boxers by Arifa Akbar

Serving the cucumber sandwiches in a future Britain, Tara Arts and Two Gents present Oscar Wilde’s classic as an urgent tale of migrant survival – with only two actors Ayesha Casely-Hayf…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Cappies Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Northwood High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Julie Newman of St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School. In Northwood High School’s production of “The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy For S…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Th’ Importance of Bein’ Earnest review at Drayton Arms, London – ‘a clever concept’ by Paul Vale

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is both an impeccably crafted comedy of manners and a satirical commentary on the mores

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Guest Blog: Co-director Tonderai Munyevu On THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Guest Blog: Tonderai Munyevu

Who doesn't love Oscar Wilde That was probably the starting point of how we ended up doing this very radical production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

NEWS: Wilde reimagining transports The Importance of Being Earnest to a Yorkshire council estate by Featured Content

Oscar Wilde's best-known comedy of Victorian London manners receives a modern makeover via a modern Yorkshire council estate. Th'Importance of Bein' Earnest premieres next month for a limite…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Cast Set for New York Classical Theatre’s Gender-Flipping Production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Andrew Gans

The cast of the Oscar Wilde comedy will swap roles at every other performance.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Twenty shows to look forward to in 2019 by Ian Foster

So many of the recommendations for shows to see next year focus on the West End. And for sure, I’m excited to catch big ticket numbers like All About Eve, Come From Away and Waitress but I…

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Bob Ashby

British comedies considerably older than Noel Coward’s 1941 Blithe Spirit enjoy frequent, high-spiritedly successful revivals. Think The Importance of Being Earnest or Charley’s Aunt (a…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Everyman Theatre by Jv Torres

The witty, classic satire “The Importance of Being Earnest” takes jabs at the pretentious Victorian era on an alluring stage at Everyman Theatre. Their impressive production, under the d…

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Review: The Importance of Being Earnest at Everyman by Jayne Blanchard

Bright as a boutonniere, Everyman’s production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is a strutting peacock of a show that portrays the mores of Victorian society with…

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Review: ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’ at Everyman Theatre by Cybele Pomeroy

The Importance Of Being Earnest, often touted as a perfect comedy, plays at Everyman Theatre in downtown Baltimore through the end of the month. Oscar Wilde’s final play, as performed by E…

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