Oscar Wilde

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A Woman of No Important’s Run at Taproot is Extended to March 4.

Oscar Wilde, acclaimed playwright and poet, wrote A Woman of no Importance in 1892, as a satire of the Victorian upper class and as a social commentary on marriage and the roles of women. It was, however, the least successful of his plays, because of its lack of original subject matter and its occasionally unnecessary lengthiness. Yet there is value to find in all of Wilde’s plays, including a playfulness amongst social critique and themes that are still relevant to this day. With a stellar cast, stage, and music production, Karen Lund – producing artistic director at Taproot Theatre –attempts to bring about “a story that makes us both laugh and think”.

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The Importance of Being Earnest-Online Reading

An Evening with Earnest

Seattle Rep is delighted to present An Evening with Earnest, a live virtual benefit performance on Thursday, June 25, featuring an uproarious reading of selections from The Importance of Being Earnest. The brilliant cast and director Casey Stangl are joining together for one night only to present their pared-down rendition of this Oscar Wilde classic, in addition to titillating trivia, a Q&A, and plenty more tomfoolery.

An Evening with Earnest Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 7 p.m. PT

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