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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Enjoy this summer theater tradition presented by Shakespeare in South Park. The actors and crew are your neighbors and local performers, the venue is outdoors, and admission is free (donations appreciated).
August 27, 2021
South Park News

A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by Oscar Wilde

In 1890s England, two carefree young gentlemen, Jack and Algernon, lead harmless double lives using the same false name, Ernest Worthing. All is well until they fall in love with Gwendolen and Cecily, which leads to an astonishing discovery of identities. Famous for its wit and wordplay, The Importance of Being Earnest is a tonic of delight and hilarity.

The cast includes some familiar faces:

Will Williams as Jack Worthing
Gabby Kennedy as Gwendolen Fairfax
Brian Ressler as Algernon Moncrieff
Amelia Merithew as Cecily Cardew
Amanda Korb as Lady Bracknell
Elizabeth Horner as Miss Prism
Wayne Wolfe as Rev. Chasuble
Scot Randolph as Merriman
John Wysong as Lane

When:  Fri, Sat, Sun, September 10, 11, 12 at 8 pm
Where: The South Park Green, a neighborhood park along Hickory Street at James (download our parking map)
What to bring: Chairs, blankets, masks optional
In the event of rain: The performance will be at Hope Lutheran Church, one-half block away.

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