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A Woman of No Importance - 2017 - Off-Broadway

Oscar Wilde's scintillating A Woman of No Importance wittily explores the shockingly archaic attitudes towards the societal expectations of women in the Victorian Era. The most prominent element of the play's story revolves around Lord Illingworth, a successful diplomat, who hires Gerald Arbuthnot to be his private secretary, and finds out that he is his illegitimate son! A mysterious past between Mrs. Arbuthnot and Lord Illingworth is revealed requiring everyone to reevaluate the choices they've made in life and determine how to face the future.

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A Woman of No Importance Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Classic Spring presents A Woman of No Importance which embarks on a UK tour this Autumn, following its success in London's West End.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 19, 2019
Within the first 20 minutes of Lesley Storm's Black Ciffon, Alicia asks a?oeIs there enough gin?a?? Finally, I thought, a character I could get behind. But as Alicia's Freudian feelings for her son were diagnosed, I found that my initial assessments weren't quite apt. A smile broke on my face, offering a personal moment of levity during an otherwise middling play.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 18, 2019
After the broad success of his year-long Oscar Wilde Season, Classic Spring's Dominic Dromgoole has brought the first play in that series, A Woman Of No Importance, on a national tour that kicks off Richmond Theatre's new season this week.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Mark Goucher, Chief Executive of The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham has announced the venue's new season of work alongside his commercial company Mark Goucher Productions Ltd opening two new shows (The Man in the White Suit in Bath and the West End and Priscilla Queen of the Desert on tour) this autumn.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2020
The Resident Acting Company, formed two years ago by members of the Pearl Theater Company, due to the intense popularity of the series, announced today that they will continue Play Dates With The RAC into the fall of 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018
The Importance of Being Earnest, the fourth and final show in Classic Spring's year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre, closes next Saturday, 20 October.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Charlotte Jones' (Humble Boy a?' National Theatre) hilarious and heartfelt comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis at Park Theatre. Winner of the 1998 Pearson Best Play Award, this marks the play's twenty-first anniversary and first ever London run. The production stars Sioned Jones, Charlie Bence, Kellie Batchelor, Andrew P Stephen, Matt Lim and Jessica Forrest. It is directed by Robert Wolstenholme, with a national press night on Friday 13th December at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018
Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced the cast for its revival of Alan Ayckbourn's chilling ghost story, Haunting Julia, which runs from 1 - 17 November.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 7, 2018
If you go expecting, as it were, wild Wilde, you won't be disappointed.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018
Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018
The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced the cast for its revival of Alan Ayckbourn's chilling ghost story, Haunting Julia, which runs from 1 - 17 November.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: check out the all new character posters for Mary Poppins Returns, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018
Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites.
by Sarah Hookey - May 21, 2019
Celebrating Pride Month, Shakespeare Theatre Company will close out its 2018-2019 ReDiscovery Series on Monday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Lansburgh Theatre with a freestaged reading of Mae West's closet melodrama The Drag (1927).
by Gil Kaan - May 18, 2019
Samuel Beckett's masterpiece HAPPY DAYS has already begun previews May 15, 2019 at the Mark Taper Forum, with Dianne Wiest taking center stage as Winnie, partially buried in the sand. Providing a foil for her non-stop, almost-soliloquy, Michael Rudko portrays Willie, Winnie's mostly unseen husband. Michael found some time to answer a few of my inquisitive queries.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2019
Serial monogamist Joanne is getting married - AGAIN. AND she wants her sisters to wear their bridesmaid dresses from her previous weddings. AND Aunt Sara's been getting free samples from the bar. What could possibly go wrong?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Harry Lister Smith (acclaimed UK breakthrough film God's Own Country and A Woman of No Importance in the West End) is today announced as final casting in TUMULUS, a fast-paced thriller transferring to Soho Theatre from 16 April to 4 May.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 46th season, opening with The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, directed by Halena Kays.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018
Following critical acclaim, and a sold-out run at the Young Vic, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold are delighted to announce the full cast for the West End transfer of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson's The Jungle, a National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre,directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin. The production is set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais Jungle, which in 2015, became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people.  Previewing from 16 June, with World Refugee Day on 20 June, The Jungle will have an Opening Night on 5 July at the Playhouse Theatre, with rehearsal photography released today. Check out the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siecle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde's marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Everyman Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi is thrilled to announce that actors Felicia Curry and Helen Hedman have joined the organization as members of the Everyman Theatre Resident Company of Artists. Everyman Theatre is one of only a handful of Regional Theatres that has a resident company of professional artists as part of its mission.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre, America's Oldest Theatre and a National Historic Landmark, is pleased to announce its landmark 211th season of live entertainment and its 37th season as a not-for-profit producing theatre company. The line-up includes three exciting musicals, a hilarious comedy of manners by Oscar Wilde, and a timely political melodrama. As a self-producing regional theatre, the Walnut has become not only the most popular theatre company in Philadelphia, but also the most subscribed theatre company in the world.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Directed by Walnut Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the production begins previews on January 14, opens January 22, and continues through March 1 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by Alyssa Biederman - Jan 27, 2020
With its new production of A Woman of No Importance, Walnut Street Theatre hit its stride in producing classic works with a creative twist. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Theatre Philadelphia has announced the return of Philly Theatre Week with 75+ organizations, and 300 events and performances between February 6 to 16, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced today the casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The Walnut Street Theatre's Mainstage production of Oscar Wilde's classic comedy A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE opened last night at the Walnut Street Theatre. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, A Woman of No Importance holds an unfiltered mirror up to the bourgeois life of Victorian England, while extolling the virtues of robust—and refreshing—American values.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Company with Marianne Elliott on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30pm.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Full casting has been announced for Trevor Nunn's world premiere production of Harley Ganville-Barker's Agnes Colander, which will receive its first London staging at Jermyn Street Theatre this February. The acclaimed Naomi Frederick will revive her performance of Agnes Colander. Her previous credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare's Globe), The Winslow Boy (Old Vic) and Brief Encounter (Birmingham Rep, West Yorkshire Playhouse and West End). She is joined by Sally Scott (King Charles III - West End and Broadway, King Lear West End), Matthew Flynn (Wild Honey Hampstead Theatre, I am a Walrus Young Vic), Harry Lister-Smith (A Woman of No Importance West End, Posh - West End) and recent LAMDA graduate Cindy-Jane Armbruster.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Philadelphia has so much more than great cheesesteak and the Liberty Bell - it's also home to some amazing theater. For the third time this February, we're excited to partner with Theatre Philadelphia on Philly Theatre Week 2020, when you can score free, $15, and $30 tickets to some of the best shows in town Feb. 6-16.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Philadelphia has so much more than great cheese steak and the Liberty Bell a?" it's also home to some amazing theater. For the third time this February, we're excited to partner with Theatre Philadelphia on Philly Theatre Week 2020, when you can score free, $15, and $30 tickets to some of the best shows in town Feb. 6-16.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Casting details are announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) 2020 Summer production of The Comedy of Errors, which plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 25 April 2020. Joining the previously announced Miles Jupp, who will make his RSC debut as Antipholus of Syracuse, is Jonathan Broadbent (Dromio of Syracuse), Justin Edwards (Antipholus of Ephesus), Greg Haiste (Dromio of Ephesus), Georgia Landers (Luciana) and Annette McLaughlin (Adrianna). Directed by Phillip Breen, the production will be cross-cast with The Winter's Tale (from 28 March 2020) and Pericles (from 15 August 2020). All three plays are sponsored by Darwin Escapes.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
You don't need to be an English aristocrat to treat your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Walnut Street Theatre is celebrating both Valentine's and Galentine's Day with a buy one, get one free ticket deal to Oscar Wilde's incomparable comedy, A Woman of No Importance on February 13 and 14. Plus, on each night, the first 50 guests who arrive will receive a free cookie with their ticket courtesy of Famous 4th Street Cookies.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO announces the cast and creative team of our new Gallery of Heroes production, BEYOND THE MOON,  touring now - May 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced the additional casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. Set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp in Calais, France, the Jungle became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people in 2015. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the limited engagement begins Tuesday March 26, 2019 and will run through Sunday, May 19, 2019. Opening night is Thursday, April 4, 2019. Tickets for THE JUNGLE are $25-$165 and are available now at SFCURRAN.com/jungle. $25 day-of rush tickets to THE JUNGLE will be made available through a partnership with TODAY TIX.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
BroadwayHD is inviting subscribers this month to run away to the circus, kick-up their heels and dance along with some of the most elite Irish dancers, and enjoy some of their favorite moments from the cannon of Oscar Wilde! In March, BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, will be adding a number of standout performances to their service including the West End production of family favorite Hetty Feather directed by the Olivier award-nominated Sally Cookson.  March will also mark a celebration of the legendary Irish playwright Oscar Wilde with four of his plays filmed from West End performances that made up Classic Spring's Oscar Wilde Season. Finally, BroadwayHD's line-up will be rounded out with a special St. Patrick's Day playlist debuting on March 13th featuring some of the most exciting Riverdance performances from around the globe.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Artistic Director Tom Littler has announced casting for the world premiere of Mary's Babies. Two of Britain's best-known classical actors, Emma Fielding and Katy Stephens, will co-star in Maud Dromgoole's funny and compelling play about family and fertility.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Whether you live in New York or London, San Francisco or Sydney, Boston or Seattle, we've got the best prices on theater tickets this Cyber Monday. Looking to plan a trip to New York? Buy your tickets today. Planning a family outing for the holidays? We've got the deals. Basically wherever you live, whatever you want to see, we've got our best prices of the year on theater tickets for shows around the world. Check out some of the deal highlights below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Let's face it: You probably have enough stuff. While deals on vacuums and toothbrushes can feel satisfying in the moment, wouldn't you rather get tickets to an unforgettable theatrical experience? That's where we come in. This Cyber Monday (i.e. today!) deals on theater tix are so good they feel like a steal. Whether it's a show you've been planning to see forever, or a deal that's just too good to pass up, today's the day to buy those tickets.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
Runner-up of the inaugural Mercury Theatre playwriting prize with her play Hidden, Nicola Werenowska is soon to debut her latest work at the Mercury before it embarks on a UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Following the success in London's West End, Classic Spring's A Woman of No Importance will embark on a major UK tour this Autumn. The show heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday 23 a?" Saturday 28 September.
by Greer Firestone - Aug 16, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018
More2Screen is delighted to announce that Classic Spring's production of Oscar Wilde's quintessential English comedy The Importance of Being Earnest will be broadcast live from the West End to over 440 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Tuesday 9 October 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde's marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Full casting has been announced for The Watermill Theatre's / Nottingham Playhouse forthcoming co-production of Assassins.
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 29, 2020
Shh! In today's Living Room Concert, the wonderful Phoebe Fildes performs Jonathan Reid Gealt's 'Quiet' - accompanied by her fiancé Alex Hammond on guitar. Watch the video below!