Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Going Wilde in the 21st century by Kerry Reid

If you’ve ever imagined how Oscar Wilde would fare in contemporary queer Chicago life, look no further than Strawdog Theatre’s sparkling and delightful adaptation of The Importance of Be…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:19PM
Monday, June 3, 2024

Jodie Whittaker returns to London stage to play The Duchess by Chris Wiegand

The Doctor Who star’s performance coincides with David Tennant’s Macbeth and Ncuti Gatwa appearing in The Importance of Being Earnest Jodie Whittaker is returning to the stage for the fi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:36AM
Friday, May 24, 2024

Catching Up With Tony Kushner by Frank Rizzo

Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright of “Angels in America” and Steven Spielberg’s go-to screenwriter over the last 20 years, is never short of opinions t…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 11:40PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Herb Merrick

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” a farcical comedy by playwright Oscar Wilde, premiered at London’s St. James Theatre in 1895. Due to a notorious scandal and Oscar Wilde’s ensuing …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:37AM
Monday, April 29, 2024

Sharon D Clarke, Ncuti Gatwa, Hugh Skinner, More to Star in London Revival of The Importance of Being Earnest by Margaret Hall

The production has been reimagined by Life of Pi director Max Webster.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Ncuti Gatwa cast in National Theatre production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Chris Wiegand

Doctor Who star will play Algernon in the ‘hilariously subversive’ comedy, said artistic director Rufus Norris Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa is to make his debut at the National Theatre in…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:02AM
Monday, March 11, 2024

REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest, Mercury Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde at the Mercury Theatre Colchester. This post REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest, Mercury Theatre �…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 02:54AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Mark Lamos: Finding An Artistic Home —and Self —in Theatre by Frank Rizzo

Mark Lamos and husband Jerry Jones sit on the stone wall in the backyard of their colonial home on a rolling green lawn off a winding countryside road in Litchfield County.  Bella, their En…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:34PM
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Sydney Theatre Company’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”: Fresh, Funny and Completely Joyous by Huw Griffiths

It is easy to forget that when Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest was first written and performed in February 1895, Ibsen’s A Doll’s House was already 16 years old. Both pl…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 07:34AM
Saturday, September 2, 2023

The Importance of Being Earnest

The post The Importance of Being Earnest appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 02:41AM
Monday, July 24, 2023

Full cast announced for STC’s The Importance of Being Earnest by Aussie Theatre

A stellar line-up of impeccable comedic talents will join theatre legend Helen Thomson as Lady Bracknell in the Sydney Theatre

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 08:34AM
Monday, July 17, 2023

Jekyll and Hyde review – Shakespearean style shows another side to Stevenson thriller by Mark Fisher

Glasgow Botanic GardensBard in the Botanics stages Robert Louis Stevenson’s gothic novella as a tense three-way struggle that asks big questions about human nature It is not quite a Dylan…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:13AM
Saturday, May 6, 2023

Jane Asher: ‘What scares me about getting older? Becoming irritating to other people’ by Rosanna Greenstreet

The actor on the lasting thrill of a teenage kiss, her crush on Harrison Ford and what she plans to do with her brain Born in London, Jane Asher, 77, had her first role at five, in the 1952 …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:32AM
Monday, March 6, 2023

The Rewards of Being Frank by Darryl Reilly

Triumphant Christine Pedi as Lady Bracknell and an exquisite cast enact this frothy and faithful sequel to Oscar Wilde’s "The Importance of Being Earnest." The post The Rewards of Being Fr…

SOURCE: theaterscene.org at 11:01AM
Saturday, November 5, 2022

‘Daniel Jacob’s portrayal of Lady Bracknell is wonderfully hilarious’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Rose Theatre, Kingston ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

As with all shows produced by The Rose Theatre, The Importance of Being Earnest takes a familiar favourite by Oscar Wilde and makes it even better. While using all the original language, the…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 08:00AM
Thursday, November 3, 2022

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Rose theatre, Kingston by Libby Purves and Friends

THE IMPORTANCE OF NOT BEING TOO TRADITIONAL ABOUT IT This cheerfully exuberant rendering of Oscar Wilde’s witty rom-com  is also a sort of political act. In the foyer a gorgeous selection…

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 07:34AM
Thursday, October 27, 2022

The Importance Of Being Earnest | 2022 London Trailer by Official London Theatre

Oscar Wilde's genius humour meets contemporary culture in a theatrical rollercoaster packed with shade, wit and plenty of gags. This is a classic satire, vibrantly retold about dysfunctional…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:16AM
Monday, September 19, 2022

The Importance of Being Earnest by Darryl Reilly

This splendid outdoor production of Wilde’s classic comedy has clever staging, lively performances and is part of the Phoenix Festival: Live Arts in Nyack. The post The Importance of Being…

SOURCE: theaterscene.org at 11:48AM
Friday, September 9, 2022

The Importance of Being Earnest review – knockabout fun with Wilde’s genteel wit by Mark Fisher

Leeds PlayhouseDenzel Westley-Sanderson’s staging of the high-society comedy adds a welcome dose of playfulness amid the cucumber sandwiches On the way into the theatre there is a pop-up d…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

Check Out Dazzling Photos of U.K. Tour of The Importance of Being Earnest, Opening September 8 by Andrew Gans

Denzel Westley-Sanderson directs the Oscar Wilde comedy, launching at Leeds Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Monday, September 5, 2022

U.K. Tour of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest Begins September 5 by Andrew Gans

Denzel Westley-Sanderson directs the comedy, launching at Leeds Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Thursday, August 4, 2022

PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Back-to-School Collection

Whether a Broadway freshman or seasoned senior, BroadwayHD viewers can get schooled in theatre classics like The Sound of Music and Romeo and Juliet, to more advanced theatre titles like The…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:01PM
Friday, July 29, 2022

Cast Set for U.K. Tour of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest by Andrew Gans

Denzel Westley-Sanderson will direct the comedy, launching in September at Leeds Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

The Southern Maryland theatre community is enamored with lighthearted comedies this spring and the Port Tobacco Players (PTP) is currently offering “The Importance of Being Earnest” by O…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:26PM
Monday, March 28, 2022

Steve Haggard & Angela Reed Join Cast of Broadway's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Caitlin Moynihan

There are some new faces in Hogwarts! Broadway's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now led by Steve Haggard as Harry Potter with Angela Reed taking over the role of Ginny Potter on May…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:54PM
Friday, November 12, 2021

“The Importance of Being Earnest” Delights in Double Standards—at Novato by Patricia L. Morin

Oscar Wilde Demonstrates Saving Power of the Alter Ego  by Patricia L. Morin The Novato Theater Company delights us with Oscar Wilde’s keen wit and hidden messages, in “The Importance o…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 10:39PM
Saturday, August 28, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Sean Arbuckle and Arlene Duncan by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Sean Arbuckle and Arlene Duncan, hosted by Lois Adamson. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss this year's product…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:48AM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef, Kellie Overbey & Thom Sesma Set for Rajiv Joseph’s Letters of Suresh by Caitlin Moynihan

Casting is set for the world premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s Letters of Suresh, which serves a companion piece to Joseph’s Animals Out of Paper that bowed at Second Stage in 2008. The off-Br…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:42PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

The Importance of Being Earnestly LGBTQ+ by Sandi Durell

Review By Michael Tingley While flipping through the program before the show, I stumbled on two quotes that would capture the beauty of this adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest. Th…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:53AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

QUIZ: The Importance of Being Earnest by Dylan Malloy

See how well you know the play! The post QUIZ: The Importance of Being Earnest appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 05:09PM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

Bandstand, Starring Corey Cott and Laura Osnes, Streams This Weekend. Find Out What Else to Watch

This is your last chance to see Sutton Foster in concert and catch Brian Bedford's hilarious production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:33AM

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