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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Comedy/Drama

Considered by many to be the funniest play in the English language, this "Wilde" experience follows Algernon and Jack - two proper, British bachelors, each using a secret identity to escape their humdrum city lives in order to move more freely in social circles. When each falls in love with a woman who believes them to go by the name Earnest (and are, indeed, as in love with the name of "Earnest" as with the men themselves), they must be christened at once! But they can't BOTH be Earnest, can they? Performances take place Thursday through Sunday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm at the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, next to Alfalfa and across from the Downtown Public Library. Appropriate for ages middle school and up.