Depot Playhouse presents The Importance of Being Earnest, tonight, September 5-28. The Project Gutenberg Adaptation in Two Acts of The Importance of Being Earnest, a classic comedy of manners, by Oscar Wilde, in which two flippant young men, in order to impress their respected beloveds, pretend that their names are "Ernest," which both young ladies believe confers magical qualities on the possessor. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James' Theatre in London, and is regarded by many critics and scholars as being the wittiest play in the English language. It is being presented as part of the Mysterium Theater 5th Anniversary celebration.

Tickets available at Mysterium Box Office 714-505-3454 or at Group rates are available.

Before each Sunday's Show Tea: Enjoy plates of dainty finger sandwiches, little cakes and sweet morsels along with Pots of Tea. Tickets for this delicious event are an additional $15.00 and MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE.

Performances are at: Mysterium at the Depot Playhouse 311 South Euclid La Habra CA (between La Habra Blvd and Lambert).

Ticket prices: $25 general advanced tickets $15 student senior and military advanced tickets and all tickets at the door are $30.00.

Show Dates and Times Thursdays Sept 11 and 18 at 8pm
Fridays Sept 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 8pm
Saturdays Sept 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 8pm
Sundays Sept 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 5pm

Written by: Oscar Wilde
Producer: Marla Ladd
Director: Kaitlyn Tice
Scenic Designer: Eugene McDonald
Lighting: Matt Washburn
Costumes: Pandora Spocks
Properties: Pernocuity

Judy Ballard, William Crisp, Amanda Riisager, Jessica Taylor, Rachel Charest-Betram, Justine DeAngelo, Aaron Betram, Sherry Domerego, Scott Felver, Naathan Phan and Joseph Ott

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