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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Monday, November 18, 2019

Rebecca Night Replaces Annaleigh Ashford in Roundabout's Importance of Being Earnest Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Screen star Rebecca Night will step in for Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford as Cecily Cardew in tonight's Roundabout Theatre Company benefit performance of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being…

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Roundabout Presents The Importance of Being Earnest, Starring Angela Lansbury, November 18 by Olivia Clement

The one-night-only benefit reading is at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Annaleigh Ashford, Jayne Houdyshell & More to Join Angela Lansbury in The Importance of Being Earnest Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has compiled a talent-packed cast for its upcoming one-night benefit staging of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. The previously announced performance…

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Annaleigh Ashford, Jayne Houdyshell, and More Join Angela Lansbury in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Benefit Reading

Roundabout Theatre Company will present a one-night only Benefit Reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy The Importance of Being Earnest starring the legendary 5-time Tony winner Angela Lans…

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Annaleigh Ashford, Jayne Houdyshell, and More Join Angela Lansbury in Benefit Reading of The Importance of Being Earnest by Olivia Clement

Roundabout unveils an all-star cast for its fall event at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Manik Choksi & Tom Nelis to Lead Moby-Dick Musical at A.R.T.; Dave Malloy Cuts His Character from Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the eagerly anticipated musical Moby-Dick, an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel set to make its world premiere this winter at the American Repertory Th…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Angela Lansbury Will Return to the Stage as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest Benefit Performance by Andy Lefkowitz

Five-time Tony-winning stage-and-screen icon Angela Lansbury will head back to Broadway this fall, appearing in a one-night benefit staging of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest f…

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Angela Lansbury Will Lead Roundabout's Benefit Reading of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Roundabout Theatre Company will present a one-night only Benefit Reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy The Importance of Being Earnest starring the legendary 5-time Tony winner Angela Lans…

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Angela Lansbury to Star in Benefit Reading of The Importance of Being Earnest by Olivia Clement

The five-time Tony winner will lead the Roundabout benefit this fall.

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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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