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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde.

Product Code: I18000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 5m., 4w. (1 extra.)
  • Awards: Theatre Communication Group’s Top 10 Most-Produced Plays

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$8.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Oscar Wilde's classic is a delight from the first cucumber sandwich on as Jack's double life catches up with him. The problems are resolved in an extremely charming and quite unexpected way as Jack and Algernon discover the importance of being earnest while answering to the name of Ernest.

Notes

This is an abridged version of the original play.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code I18000
  • Cast Size 9
  • Min. Royalty Rate $/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 95 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9780871293398
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"This is a delightful classic to which audiences respond favorably. The production requires considerable attention to detail, but the results are rewarding. Characters may be interpreted in many ways, allowing the persons portraying them to demonstrate their creativity and talent. The technical aspects are not complicated and can be adapted to different levels of production."
Review by Byron D. Bond, Trine University, Angola, Ind.

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
University of Indianapolis - Ransburg Auditorium Indianapolis Indiana 2/21/2020 2/29/2020
Stage Door Productions, INC. Fredericksburg Virginia 3/6/2020 3/6/2020
Roxy Regional Theatre Clarksville Tennessee 7/10/2020 7/25/2020
Farmers Branch Community Theatre, Inc. d/b/a The Firehouse Theatre Farmers Branch Texas 9/3/2020 9/20/2020
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic Connecticut 4/21/2020 4/26/2020
Maple Grove Junior/Senior High School Bemus Point New York 5/29/2020 5/30/2020
Orpheum Theater Center Sioux Falls South Dakota 4/21/2021 5/2/2021
Washington Comm High School Washington Illinois 3/12/2020 3/14/2020
Moses Lake High School Moses Lake Washington 2/13/2020 2/15/2020