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The Importance of Being Earnest - 2008 - Off-Broadway


Pearl Theatre

(New York, NY)
555 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
Music Mountain Theatre (MMT) has announced it is reopening on October 16th for the Fall Season with Dracula. We will be offering several options for audience viewing following New Jersey guidelines and keeping audience safety and comfort in mind.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre in association with DimlyWit Productionswill broadcast the second installment of its Tolerance Party series entitled Role Call which will be available to stream via their website.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2020
Today's top stories: Andrew Lloyd Webber on his COVID-19 vaccine trial, Seth Rudetsky's concert series will include Orfeh & Andy Karl, LaChanze, Keala Settle, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
State Theatre Company South Australia will end the year on a high with an extended season of the comedy smash Ripcord, starring Australian stage legend Nancye Hayes and Adelaidea??s favourite leading man, Nathan Page (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and The 39 Steps) under the direction of Artistic Director Mitchell Butel. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
Join vocalists Stephanie Reuning-Scherer and Declan Smith for a?oeWell THAT'S Awkward!a?? on Thursday, September 24th (rain date: Thursday, Oct 1st) at 6:30pm (gates open at 6pm). Tickets are $25, and they must be purchased in advance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
A new spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, will play a limited season, from 23 November to 12 December 2020, at The Union Theatre in London.  Written by James Milton and Paul Morrissey and directed by Paul Morrissey, Will Barton will play John Blondel and Alex Phelps The Speaker.  The audience will be socially distanced.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Casting has been announced for LONE FLYER a?" THE LAST FLIGHT OF AMY JOHNSON at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre a?" the second in the autumn season of work featuring shows with smaller cast sizes, reduced capacity inside the auditorium and socially distanced seating.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
James Quaife Productions today announces the world première of Paul Harvard's debut play GHBoy - opening at the Charing Cross Theatre on 10 November 2020, with previews from 4 November, and runs until 28 November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Rice University Theatre will present Oscar Wildea??s Victorian satirical comedy of manners, a?oeThe Importance of Being Earnest.a?? The production will be broadcast via livestream on October 9 at 8:00 p.m. to the Universitya??s YouTube channel.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre today announced two special events to launch Skylight's first online/virtual, full-length musical, Being Earnest by Paul Gordon and Jay Gruska, which will be available for streaming Oct. 16 - Nov. 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
City Circle Theatre Company will present two virtual productions this December: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, by Oscar Wilde, December 4-6; and A CHRISTMAS CABARET, written and directed by Katie Colletta, December 18-20.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham and Barn Theatre, Cirencester are pleased to announce two new comedies which will be co-produced by the prominent Gloucestershire based companies. The Importance of Being Earnest and The Hound of the Baskervilles will open at the venues prior to planned national tours of socially distanced theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
LONE FLYER – THE LAST FLIGHT OF AMY JOHNSON comes to Newbury’s The Watermill Theatre – the second in the autumn season of work featuring shows with smaller cast sizes, reduced capacity inside the auditorium and socially distanced seating.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
Mad Cow Theatre and producer Hunter Arnold unofficially kicked off the holiday season early today, announcing that a special filmed version of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays, will be released worldwide on Saturday, November 28.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
City Circle Theatre Company will present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, by Oscar Wilde, as a virtual production available on demand December 4-6. Tickets are $12-$17. For tickets and more information, visit or call the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at 319-248-9370.
by Kay Kudukis - Nov 27, 2020
Jefferson Mays is Scrooge again, and he's right on time.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre today announced it will invite audiences to join them virtually in the Cabot Theatre for Skylight Sings: A Holiday Special — From Our Home at the Cabot Theatre, streaming Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 through Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
Music Mountain Theatre will open The Importance of Being Earnest on November 6th for 6 performances running through November 15th.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Emmy Award® Winner Mary-Louise Parker and Emmy Award® Nominee Nick Offerman will star as Teresa Kaepernick and Rick Kaepernick, respectively, in Netflix’s limited series Colin in Black & White.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
In a time of uncertainty for the country and for the arts, Portland Playhouse put out a call to local artists to open our hearts and broaden our perspectives. The result is Wonderland, a virtual festival of four short new works that directly engage with our current socio-political landscape from the perspective of WONDER.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre today announced that its hit online, virtual, full-length musical, Being Earnest by Paul Gordon and Jay Gruska, will be extended for streaming through December 31, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020
Due to the success of its first venture, Original Theatre Company's specially commissioned online short play Watching Rosie by Louise Coulthard will be re-released from 12 – 26 November 2020, alongside an accompanying new online play Mrs Goldie vs The World, written and performed by Nicky Goldie (Call the Midwife, The Queens Gambit, Doctors, Coronation Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2020
Extended by popular demand, the first production of North Coast Rep's Filmed Plays Online, Necessary Sacrifices written by Richard Hellesen and directed by Peter Ellenstein continues for nationwide streaming on showtix4U via the North Coast Rep website.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
When the theater's 2021 season comes to a close, Artistic Director Greg Vinkler will step down from administrative duties and retire. Linda Fortunato, a dedicated company member of 17 seasons at Peninsula Players, has been appointed associate artistic director and will work alongside Vinkler throughout the 2021 season.
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2021
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2021
Between loyal local patrons, a Gofundme campaign, and the contributions of many Alt Cabaret stars, PANGEA is still hangin' in there after ten months of the global health crisis. Everyone is pitching in to do all they can to keep the beloved home of Alt Cabaret alive and well and living in the Lower East Side.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
Acclaimed actress Cathy Tyson has joined the Board of Trustees at Leicester Theatre Trust, the body responsible for governing Curve.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
Westport Country Playhouse, in partnership with WSHU Public Radio, will present a free-of-charge audio play, “A Merry Little Christmas Carol,” on Saturday, December 19, at noon, followed by a rebroadcast on Saturday, December 26, at 8 p.m. WSHU frequencies and locations are listed at in the About Us drop-down menu.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
Hale Center Theater Orem to produce 'The Importance of Being Earnest' playing from Jan. 6th to Feb. 13, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Word For Wordcast now expands with three new podcasts. On December 28 The 14 Mission by Anita Cabrera posts to Word for Word’s site, on January 14 & 21 2021 Citizen by Greg Sarris goes up with Books & Roses by Helen Oyeyemi posting in three parts February 14, 21 & 28 2021.