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The Importance of Being Earnest

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Full Length Play, Comedy
  • 5M, 4F
  • ISBN: I18

An abridged version of the original play.

  • Full Length Play
  • Comedy
  • 95 minutes

  • Target Audience: Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18), Adult, Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Bare Stage/Simple Set, Interior Set, Exterior Set

  • Performance Group:
  • Community Theatre, College Theatre / Student, High School/Secondary
Oscar Wilde's classic is a delight from the first cucumber sandwich on as Jack's double life catches up with him. The problems are resolved in an extremely charming and quite unexpected way as Jack and Algernon discover the importance of being earnest while answering to the name of Ernest. 

  • Casting: 5M, 4F
  • Casting Notes: 1 extra

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Oscar Wilde's classic is a delight from the first cucumber sandwich on as Jack's double life catches up with him. The problems are resolved in an extremely charming and quite unexpected way as Jack and Algernon discover the importance of being earnest while answering to the name of Ernest. Two simple int. sets., one ext. set. Three acts. Approximate running time: 1 hour, 35 minutes.

$19.95