The Importance Of Being Earnest

The Importance Of Being Earnest

Written by: Oscar Wilde 

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre    1/10/1997 - 1/26/1997 (schedule)

Category:  Comedy · Community

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An undisputed classic by Oscar Wilde, "Earnest" was originally produced and performed shortly before the trial which ended Wilde's career, his social standing, and his life. This was the second production of this play at Le Petit (both directed by Stocker Fontelieu), and only the third Wilde play produced in the theatre's history.
The plot centers around two friends in London at the end of the 18th century: John Worthing (Vatican Lokey), a wealthy society gentleman, and his dear friend Algernon Moncreif (Leon Contavesprie), a penniless social butterfly ushered in by the Worthing butler (Walter Bost). Both Jack and Algernon ...Read More

Total performances: 13

Gemma Denmark.... Cecily Cardew *
Lara Grice.... Gwendolyn Fairfax *
Leon Contavesprie.... Algernon Moncreif *
Vatican Lokey.... John Worthing *
Abby Lake.... Miss Prism
Pauline Prelutsky.... Lady Bracknell
Walter Bost.... Merriman / Reverend Chausible
*=featured role

Stocker Fontelieu ....  Director
Vatican Lokey ....  Publicity
Edward R. Cox ....  Poster Design
Travis Lehman ....  Master Carpenter

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References: Hale; Media
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