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The Importance of Being Earnest, presented by AthensWest Theatre Company

Comedy, Play

The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde October 5-21, 2018; 8 PM Thursday-Saturday, 2 PM Sunday Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center In this “Trivial Comedy for Serious People,” the charming Algernon and Jack both use the alias of “Ernest” to hobnob outside their stuffy social circles. But their harmless deceptions come to a halt when they fall in love with women more taken with their assumed names than with the men themselves – and the imperious Lady Bracknell doesn’t approve of either union. They can’t both be Ernest – or can they? This classic comedy-of-manners has been thumbing its nose at “proper society” for over 100 years! This production is sponsored by Debra Hensley - State Farm.