Venue Details

19405 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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82 events
23 reviews
30 stars
About $10 for parking, underneath the theater.
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82 events
23 reviews
30 stars
The weather was just right.. I wore Shirt & Jeans.
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"The Importance of Being Earnest"
506 ratings
4.2 average rating
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164 events
59 reviews
6 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 very thoughtful and intelligent play, so many audience members with short...continued

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64 events
49 reviews
1 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 if you're not familiar with this play, highly recommended.

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172 events
15 reviews
21 stars
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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.