Thursday, May 6, 2021

What's Streaming? Watch a Workshop of the Planned Revival of The Secret Garden

Brian Bedford's The Importance of Being Earnest is running through May, and a Hershey Felder world premiere is coming later this month.

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

Making actor-centric art, new Virtual Repertory Theater Collective goes ‘Wilde’ by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Fans of Oscar Wilde will be treated to The Importance of Being Earnest in two livestream performances by Virtual Repertory Theatre Collective on Zoom May 8 and 9, 2021. The new company, foun…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

‘It’s an inventive & hilarious modern adaptation of a classic’: Actor Tom Dixon stars in a new digital staging of The Importance of Being Ea by Kirsty Herrington

The Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes’ new digital co-production of The Importance of Being Earnest brings Oscar Wilde’s classic play up to date and transfers the action up north. I …

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

‘Silly & entertaining’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – The Dukes Lancaster (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

This perky and playful version based on Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Earnest fromThe Dukes Lancaster is engaging to watch.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Laurence Batley Theatre/The Dukes by Aimee Shields

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Laurence Batley Theatre/The Dukes 2.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going t…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The Importance of Being Earnest online review - Oscar Wilde updated for the Nando's generation by Veronica Lee

Yasmeen Khan's spoof has a big heart Oscar Wilde's fabulous play satirised Victorian England and contained a shedload of quotable quips. Now Yasmeen Khan has written an updated and uprooted …

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‘Satirical throughout’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – The Dukes Lancaster (Online review) by Luca Molinari

This re-working of The Importance of Being Earnest is fun, frothy, and at a time when theatres are in the dark, provides a much-needed laugh, and laugh I did.

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Friday, April 16, 2021

‘This adaptation is a joy to portray’: Melanie Marshall stars in a new digital production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Emma Clarendon

Actress Melanie Marshall chatted to us about the upcoming digital production of The Importance of Being Earnest – co-produced by the Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Berkshire Theatre Group Sets Outdoor 2021 Season With The Importance of Being Earnest, Nina Simone: Four Women, More by Dan Meyer

Broadway stars Norm Lewis and Kelli O'Hara will also perform in-person concerts.

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Santino Fontana | "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" | R&H Goes Pop! (Official Audio) by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Santino Fontana | "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" | R&H Goes Pop! (Official Audio) Don’t miss a song! Subscribe today! http://bit.ly/RHGoesPopSubscribe The R&H GOES POP! series…

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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Ernest’ presented by Silver Spring Stage by Susan Brall

The 2019 Silver Spring Stage production of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde is now streaming on YouTube. It is produced by Lenny Magida and directed by Bill Hurlbut. The …

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Cast of Off-Broadway's The Importance of Being Earnest to Reunite for Virtual Reading by Olivia Clement

The NY Classical Theatre production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy was originally staged in 2019.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Playbill Viewing: Santino Fontana and David Furr Give Jersey Shore Wit and Flair by Mark Peikert

During their run in the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of The Importance of Being Earnest, the two performers created a video series melding Snooki and Oscar Wilde.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works Offering Free Audio Streams of The Sisters Rosensweig, Lost in Yonkers, The Importance of Being Earnest, More by Andrew Gans

The streams feature such artists as Jamie Lee Curtis, Judith Ivey, Charles Busch, and Kathleen Turner.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

‘The cast is really very good at being really rather bad’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING… EARNEST? – Omnibus Theatre ★★★★ by Shanine Salmon

In a world where – if the virus won’t kill us, Donald Trump will – we really, really need good, well delivered, confident silliness and The Importance of Being Earnest delivers.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Perth Theatre – ‘crackling comic performances’ by David Pollock

It feels as though all the stops have been pulled out for Perth Theatre’s new version of Oscar Wilde’s drawing-room comedy, its

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Monday, February 17, 2020

About “The Importance Of Being Earnest” by Aleks Sierz

Last week, I went for the first time to Stoke Newington’s Tower Theatre, whose company has since 2018 been putting on a repertory program, which is inclusive and ambitious, on the outer r…

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Director steps in to save Barn Theatre’s performance of The Importance of Being Earnest by Ruth Comerford

Director Bryan Hodgson stepped in at the last minute to save a reimagined production of The Importance of Being Earnest at the

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Importance of Being Earnest by Arts Review

In 2006, when David Woods and Jon Haynes first brought Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest to Melbourne, Malthouse Theatre audiences fell out of their seats in laughter. Now, the…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

‘A version like you have never seen before’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Importance of Being Earnest is a laugh out loud witty performance cleverly directed by Bryan Hodgson.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Barn Theatre, Cirencester – ‘energetic two-man staging’ by Jeremy Brien

Oscar Wilde plots don’t come much more convoluted than The Importance of Being Earnest. Yet the adventurous Barn Theatre in Cirencester is

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Ridiculusmus brings The Importance of Being Earnest to the Malthouse by Gabi Bergman

In Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial Comedy for Serious People)—Jack and Algy fabricate delicious double lives to escape

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Importance of Being Earnest – Played by Immigrants review at Tower Theatre, London – ‘crowded and confusing’ by Frey Kwa Hawking

Though it begins with a quotation of Hamlet’s “To be or not to be” soliloquy, this production of The Importance of Being

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‘Polished & precise production’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Tower Theatre by Liz Dyer

Pan Productions’ unique and memorable adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic The Importance of Being Earnest is the company’s first production in English, its cast being made up entirely …

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest – Played by Immigrants, Tower Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest - Played by Immigrants, Tower Theatre2.0starsAs shrewdly commented by the prickly Lady Bracknell, “never speak disrespectfully of Society… only pe…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Tony Winner Santino Fontana on How Tootsie Changed His Heart and Hamstrings by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

Tony Britton obituary by Michael Coveney

Stage and screen actor who was a West End stalwart, became a film star in the 1950s and then a TV sitcom favourite in the 70s and 80s Tony Britton dies aged 95 In a career spanning six decad…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Spotlight On...Maria Ciampi by Michael Block

Name: Maria CiampiHometown:  Hartsdale, New YorkEducation:   Fordham University, B.A. 1981 (summa cum laude, in cursu honorum); St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1986.Select Cre…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

See Angela Lansbury and More in Roundabout's The Importance of Being Earnest

Lansbury played Lady Bracknell in this one-night-only benefit reading of Oscar Wilde's comedy.

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See Angela Lansbury & More Stars Bow in the Roundabout's The Importance of Being Earnest Benefit by Lindsey Sullivan

The Roundabout Theatre Company's one-night benefit staging of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest was certainly talent-packed! Five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury starred as Lady…

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Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury and More in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Benefit Reading

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presented a one-night only Benefit Reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy The Importance of Being Earnest starring the legend…

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre