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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Grove Theatre (Upland, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

9 ratings
3.3 average rating
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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

Excellent production - top notch talent! Of course, it doesn't hurt that it was written by Oscar Wilde!

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 08 2012

I was so confused by this. We got free tkts (except svs chg)so I almost didn't respond, but,this beautiful theatre with a rich history, celebrity visits, etc. juxtaposed with such an abysmal production doesn't jive. This is one of my favorite...continued

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11 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 10 2012

My friend Laura and I enjoyed the show. I have seen this show done several times before. This cast was well chosen and seemed to enjoy their roles.

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10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 08 2012

Some of the characters spoke a little too fast since it was in English accents.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 08 2012

Since this play was written in the late 1800's and in 'English' English, you have to pay attention but it was well done and very enjoyable. Not everyone's 'cup of tea' perhaps because you have to follow the dialog and you have to think about what...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 08 2012

The two main men characters, Algie and Jack, were played with superior talent, as well as the two main female characters, Cecily and Gwendolen. However, I'm not sure if it was the director's fault but the TIMING was off somehow. Given that the...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

The actors were very polished and delivered their lines with skill and humor.

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1 review
2 stars
attended Jun 10 2012

I believe that the director took too broad an interpretation of Wilde's play. It was presented as a farcical, melodramatic rendition rather than the commentary on Victorian upper society that Wilde intended. Actors knew their lines and the set...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

It was very entertaining , my bf liked it a lot . For me it was a little boring towards the middle but then it got all interesting towards the end and I was wide awake. I loved the way Oscar Wilde portrayed the women, very dramatic but quite...continued

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