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The Importance of Being Earnest - 1985 - Off-Broadway

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Samuel Beckett Theatre

(New York, NY)
410 West 42nd Street
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) has joined the cast as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn will direct BTG's production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
This summer Corn Exchange Newbury is inviting everyone to enjoy the very best cultural experiences, both indoors and outdoors, with the launch of their very first Out of Doors Festival as well as a summer season of shows in the main auditorium, classes and courses in the Learning Centre and workshops and exhibitions at The Base, Greenham.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021
Thirteen schools have been invited to perform on the main stage at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival. The International Thespian Festival takes place June 22-25, 2021, in its all-virtual format. Produced by the Educational Theatre Association, the festival celebrates student achievement in the performing arts. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
L.A. Theatre Works is holding over the stream of Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest: Live in HD” for an additional month, through June 30.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
Grace Mouat (Six, Arts Theatre; & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre; Hair, Turbine Theatre) and Andrew Patrick-Walker (Bat Out of Hell, London Coliseum; Brooklyn, Greenwich Theatre; Hair, Hope Mill Theatre) will bring From Here: A New British Musical to life at Chiswick Playhouse.
by Albert Gutierrez - May 16, 2021
Yet, even with the hardships this theatre has gone through, and the uncertainty of the future, all involved with WHILE THE LIGHTS WERE OUT made sure to go out on that stage and give it their all. They rose up, like a David to the mighty Goliath, to deliver entertainment for an audience that strives for it.
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2021
Events are beginning to return to Akron, Ohio as COVID-19 restrictions are lifting.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021
After an amazing year of creativity, compromises, collaborations, and (so many) silver linings, The Actors Conservatory announces The Oregon One Act Festival: Two Evenings of short plays featuring the graduating class of 2021 and the work of directors Beth Harper, Dámaso Rodríguez, Lava Alapai, Michael Mendelson, and Samson Syharath.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021
A lineup of Broadway stars have joined the HBO period drama 'The Gilded Age' - including Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, Debra Monk, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kristine Nielson, and John Douglas Thompson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021
The new programming venture will showcase nine conceptual adaptations of multi-character works, in which all roles will be played by a single actor, and in two cases by two actors, using in-person, virtual or hybrid platforms. Works will premiere gradually over the next two seasons, alongside TIFT’s regular scope of programming.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021
A team of seasoned theatre professionals are working with Fulham Palace to create an immersive, interactive, and COVID-safe theatrical experience inspired by William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021
Horrible Histories and Alan Partridge star, writer and actor Katherine Jakeways will join Ian Hallard and Sara Crowe in the cast of Hallard’s lockdown dating comedy, Adventurous, which is to be streamed online by Jermyn Street Theatre later this month.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 3, 2021
Laguna Playhouse has announced that Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley of “The Skivvies” will present their own take on Oscar Wilde's hit comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021
Mint Theater Company will continue the Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson directed by Jonathan Bank beginning Monday, March 22nd, and continuing through May 16th.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021
Lightlight Theatre is going back to the '80s with its latest production, a comedy from Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine playwright Willy Russell.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021
Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson directed by Jonathan Bank is available on demand through June 14th only! Part of  the Mint Theater Company's Silver Lining Streaming Series of on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recordings (filmed in HD!).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
Cycling from theatre to farm, from castle to park, The HandleBards' all-female company are touring their irreverent Macbeth across the UK this summer. The most environmentally friendly Shakespearean theatre company there is, and naturally one of the most Covid-safe, are packing The Scottish Play onto their bikes and taking it to outdoor venues.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2021
Find out where to stream this production and how to buy tickets beginning next week!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021
Prepare to witness the impossible - the entirety of Oscar Wilde's classic play of manners, affairs and handbags being performed by just two rather dashing entertainers with a little help from their hapless Stage Manager. They've no time for the twee tea-time titters - they want you guffawing with your gran and spitting out your sauvignon on your sister..
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde will be presented by Berkshire Theatre Group from Sunday, June 20 to Saturday, July 10. Directed by David Auburn, the show will be presented at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Outside Under the Main Stage Tent. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
The Assembly Festival Garden, in partnership with Coventry City of Culture, will open on Thursday 1 July, with world-leading circus stars Circolombia and the 5-star sell-out show Choir of Man headlining the Festival Hub for the whole of July.  
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021
Hope Summer Repertory Theatre begins rehearsals today for their 2021 outdoor season! The company was established at Hope College in 1972 and is entering their 49th Season after canceling their 2020 season due to COVID-19 and gaining approval from Actors' Equity Association to present live performances this summer.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021
After a sell-out run at The Omnibus Theatre in March 2020 just a few days before theatres shut their doors, Say It Again, Sorry? and The Warren will present the hit interactive show, The Importance of Being... Earnest? 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021
The Barn Theatre have announced today that they will be releasing an archive recording of their 2019 Built by Barn production of the musical Daddy Long Legs for a limited number of dates over the Valentine’s Day and February half term weekends.
by Josephine Tuso-Key - Jan 25, 2021
Photographer Michael Boatright captured the stark reality of the effects the pandemic has had on Atlanta's theaters. While area theaters have been able to become more creative with their content to survive, most houses remain dark.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2021
Broadway wig designer Paul Huntley is taking his final bow. Huntley has worked on hundreds of Broadway projects since coming to New York in 1972. Now, at age 87, he has decided to retire. His final project will be Diana, which had begun previews before the pandemic forced its opening to be delayed.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2021
Austin Shakespeare will continue its Bard and Bollywood series with an on-line acting workshop led by Tamil Periasamy on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost for the program is $15 for participants and $10 for observers. Registration is available via email at info@austinshakespeare.org.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021
Ros is looking for romance. Richard needs a new companion. They're a match! But the year is 2020, and dating isn't simple. From glitchy Zoom introductions, to their socially distanced first date in an actual restaurant, Adventurous follows the twists and turns of Ros and Richard's relationship as they negotiate technology, treachery…and tortoises.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 22, 2021
Today (February 22) in live streaming: Santino Fontana sings with Seth Rudetsky, Patrick Page takes on Shakespeare's villains, and more!
by Team BWW - Feb 22, 2021
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 21, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with Tony winner Santino Fontana who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, February 21 (8pm) and Monday, February 22 (3pm).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2021
Santino Fontana joins Seth Rudetsky for a very special concert, which premiered on Sunday, February 21 (8pm). The concert re-airs today, Monday, February 22 (3pm).
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 20-21, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 17, 2021
Peninsula Players Theatre presents a reading of John Van Druten's whimsical comedy 'Bell, Book and Candle' on Monday, March 1, at 7 p.m. CST as part of The Play's the Thing, the theater's winter play reading series.  
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announce that their annual education project Shakespeare Up Close, which offers secondary school students the opportunity to see Shakespeare's plays performed, will go ahead this year, taking place online with new abridged productions of Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth made available to schools digitally.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 9, 2021
Directed by James Hough-Neilson, One For The Road finds Dennis on the eve of his 50th birthday making a last-ditch attempt to break away from the confines of his middle-class, housing-estate existence.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021
Think 'Bridgerton' meets 'Downton Abbey' and you get Oscar Wilde's hilarious farce 'The Importance of Being Earnest', which the Castle Craig Players will stream FREE to your home on Friday, April 23 at 8pm!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021
Small Things Theatre today announce new dates for the world première of Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough written by Cordelia O'Neill and directed by Kate Budgen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works and BY Experience are bringing back Roundabout’s Broadway production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by and starring Brian Bedford and filmed live in HD.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 27, 2021
Stage Left was founded in 2016. It's first production was 'Exit Laughing' the show opened in May of 2016. Stage Left's first home was Ventana Lakes Yacht Club in Sun City where it performed for two years, then Stage Left also partnered with Paradise RV resort Ballroom. In 2018 Stage Left signed a lease and began construction on its current location in the Bell Mar Plaza. The first show to open in its new space was an Arizona Premiere of Steve Martin's Musical 'Bright Star' in May of 2019 Since its inception stage left has produced 41 productions both adult and kids. We have served 15000 patrons have worked with over 500 actors and crew and has performed almost 300 performances. This year's holiday show 'Tuna Christmas' will be stage left's 50th production.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
GOING THE DISTANCE – the world premiere of a digital production of a new comedy by Henry Filloux-Bennett and Yasmeen Khan, directed by Felicity Montagu (best known for her role as 'Lynn' in I'm Alan Partridge, as well as numerous stage and screen credits) – will launch this autumn, available on demand from 4 – 17 October.
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 23, 2021
The Importance of Being Earnest is probably Oscar Wilde’s best-known play. Now over a century old, the satirisation of society’s desire for wealth and status holds true today. Now adapted by Yasmeen Khan, the story moves to the north of a modern-day, multi-cultural England where the cast is focused on social media, numbers of followers and Nando’s.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021
Iris Theatre today announce, on Shakespeare Day, the line-up for Shakespeare Sundays, as part of the company's Summer Festival 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2021
Little Theatre of Virginia Beach is presenting Shakespeare in a fresh way with the world premiere of the contemporary musical, A Simple Romance, by Michael Hunsaker. The show runs weekends from May 21 through June 6, Fridays and Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced immersive outdoor experiences for summer 2021, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date. Berkshire Theatre Group will work in adherence with government guidelines and corresponding health and safety officials.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021
Meriden's Castle Craig Players have produced a 'Wilde-ly' innovative digital production of 'The Importance of Being Earnest”, which will stream FREE to your home on Friday, April 23 at 8pm! Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations.
by Virag Dombay - Apr 18, 2021
Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners gets a cocktail hour twist at this year's Anywhere Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2021
Broadway Alive presents the Ellen's Stardust Diner Alumni Reunion, an interactive musical theatre benefit show, streaming on Sunday, April 18 at 7 PM EDT.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2021
Black Box Performing Arts Center and the Englewood Public Library are teaming up again to bring FREE theater to the Englewood area! For three nights in April, May, and June, come to the Library for “WILDE Nights on the Lawn: Dynamic Script-in-hand Performances of Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.”