The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde's Classic Comedy of Mistaken Identities
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The last date listed for The Importance of Being Earnest was Friday December 3, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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The Greenhouse production of The Importance of Being Earnest was great! I mean...Laugh Out Loud (LOL) funny! Not only were the laugh lines palpable, the actors' deliveries were well-timed to showcase the wit of Oscar Wilde.
We came all the way from the western suburbs to see this play and will definitely return for other Greenhouse productions. The intimate venue is refreshing.
We really enjoyed the evening and the $6.00 parking deck nearby was a plus--no hunting for a parking space.
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Remy Bumppo has another great production of a classic play. Wilde's best comedy has seldom been better than this production with fine performances from all -- especially Greg Matthew Anderson as Algernon and the inimitable David Darlow as Lady...continued
Directed by Shawn Douglass
Featuring Artistic Associates Annabel Armour, Linda Gillum, and David Darlow (as Lady Bracknell)
Charming bachelors Jack and Algernon lead double lives in order to pursue two proper young ladies, while avoiding obligatory lunches with terrifying aunts. When they are caught in their public lies, the result is one of the funniest plays ever written. Wilde dishes up delicious criticisms of identity, manners and the customs of courtship, delivered with his outrageous wit and the sting of laughter.