CSC_The Rewards of Being Frank

Kelly Mengelkoch as Gwendolyn. Directed by Stephen Burdman. Photo by Mikki Schaffner

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Jan. 27-Feb. 18

Directed by Stephen Burdman

Cast: Jeremy Dubin as Ernest, Kelly Mengelkoch ass Gwendolen, Moboluwaji Ademide Akintilo as Frank, Tora Nogami Alexander as Cecily, James Evans as Algernon & Christine Pedi as Lady Bracknell

Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comic masterpiece “The Importance of Being Earnest” finally receives an uproarious sequel in this world premiere.  Shenanigans ensue when lovebirds Algy and Cecily and Ernest and Gwendolen are revisited 7 years after their nuptials.  As the young couples are on the search for a new schoolmaster to instruct their children, they must avoid the pitfalls of mistaken identity, monetary mischief, and a timeless struggle over cucumber sandwiches. Do not miss this exciting new tour-de-FARCE that will instruct you on the “The Rewards of Being Frank.”

  • In preview Wed-Thu, Jan. 25-26 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Jan. 27-28 at 7:30pm
  • Thu-Sat, Feb. 2-4 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Feb. 5 at 2pm
  • Thu-Fri, Feb. 9-10 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, Feb. 11 at 2pm & 7:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, Feb. 16-17 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, Feb. 18 at 2pm & 7:30pm

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