An Ideal Husband: Oscar Wilde's Witty, Touching Comedy
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Beth Henley, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Crimes of the Heart, serves up another of her fine Southern-fried comedies. This funny and heartfelt play focuses on Carnelle Scott, a pageant hopeful with a large and dysfunctional family, who believes that winning the Miss Firecracker Contest will restore her reputation and vastly improve her life. But her path to the crown and sash becomes complicated when a cousin, a former Miss Firecracker winner, arrives unexpectedly. San Diego Theatre Critics Circle award-winner Samantha Ginn takes on the title role. Learn More
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My husband and I were delighted with the production of An Ideal Husband performed by the Patio Playhouse cast. The acting was very professional and impressive, the staging very clever, and the theater itself was very pleasant. We have been to many "local theaters" and have never seen a better performance. Having also been to top professional venues internationally, we are somewhat picky but have no complaints as to the quality of this performance. The only slight drawback was if the actors were not facing the center seat section or directly towards our side section, it was sometimes difficult to hear. We strongly recommend going to see this play and we intend to go to others at the Patio Playhouse.
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