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The Importance of Being Earnest

April 17 - May 17, 2020

Bagley Wright Theater

Jack Worthing is in a bit of a pickle. As a baby, he was abandoned in a train station, and now, in order to marry his beloved Gwendolen, he must prove his lineage to her eagle-eyed mother, Lady Bracknell. To make matters worse, Jack has been known to the entire town—and Gwendolen—as “Ernest” in his desire to lead an exciting double-life, and Gwendolen’s about to get the shock of her life.

One of the funniest and most beautifully crafted comedies

The Times UK


ASL Interpretation, Audio Description, and Open Captioning

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Important Dates

Event Type Event Dates
Preview Performances Apr. 17, 18, 19, and 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Opening Night Apr. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-Play Design Talk Apr. 21 at 6:45 p.m.
Post-Play Actor Talks May 6 at 2:00 p.m. and May 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Creative Team


Oscar Wilde


Casey Stangl

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