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IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

By Oscar Wilde

A satire of Victorian social hypocrisy, this witty play is considered Oscar Wilde’s greatest dramatic achievement. Jack Worthing is a fashionable young man who lives in the country with his ward, Cecily Cardew. He has invented a rakish brother named Ernest whose supposed exploits give Jack an excuse to travel to London periodically to rescue him. Jack is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax, the cousin of his friend Algernon Moncrieff. Gwendolen, who thinks Jack’s name is Ernest, returns his love, but her mother, Lady Bracknell, objects to their marriage because Jack is an orphan who was found in a handbag at Victoria Station. Jack discovers that Algernon has been impersonating Ernest in order to woo Cecily, who has always been in love with the imaginary rogue Ernest. Oscar Wilde's most popular and critically acclaimed comedy!  

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Children $18 (pricing for ages 4 - 17) 

 

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