Venue Details

3652 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772 (CTG plays and musicals), 213-972-0711 (Dance at the Music Center events)
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4.2 average rating
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139 events
55 reviews
20 stars
attended Jan 28 2006

This was a perfect production of a perfect play. Every actor was wonderful, and not a subtle nuance was wasted. My wife and I didn't stop laughing for a moment! It is a... continued

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61 events
47 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 04 2006

A really superb production, extremely well directed, with an excellent cast all round, plus lavish sets. It couldn't have been better, a really first rate revival. Even... continued

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148 events
14 reviews
17 stars
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Website

http://www.taperahmanson.com/show.asp?id=312

Description

Jack loves Gwendolen. Algernon loves Cecily. The women, too, are in love, with men they believe to be called Ernest – “that name that inspires absolute confidence.”

While Gwendolen’s Ernest seems perfectly honorable, Cecily’s is ostensibly wicked. Yet both have bent the truth and neither is quite who he says he is. The four lovers find themselves together in the country, snared in romantic entanglements only the sharp wit of Oscar Wilde could devise and resolve.