THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Anderson Center Theatre
Directed by Steve Phelan
Cast: Michael Blessing as Jack Worthing, Jared Briscoe as Algernon Moncrieff, Pamela Blessing as Gwendolyn Fairfix, Rachel Szeles as Cecily Cardew, Joe Hornbaker as Lady Bracknell, Sandy Schlueter as Miss Prism, jef brown as Rev. Canon Chasuble, Tim Rogers as Lane & Zak Slemmer as Merriman
Subtitled “A Trivial Comedy for Serious People,” this is Oscar Wilde at his best. Two young gents have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. Worthing has invented a brother, Earnest, whom he uses as an excuse to leave his dull life behind to visit Gwendolyn. Montcrieff decides to take the name Earnest when visiting Worthing’syoung and beautiful ward, Cecily. Things start to go awry when they end up together in the country and their deceptions are discovered.
10/6/21 – COVID-19 Policy: THIS SEASON AND THE PRODUCTIONS MENTIONED ARE SUBJECT TO OHIO LAWS AND RESTRICTIONS REGARDING GATHERINGS DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
- Fri-Sat, Nov. 5-6 at 8pm
- Sun, Nov. 7 at 3pm
- Fri-Sat, Nov. 12-13 at 8pm