The Importance of Being Earnest
2016 / 9 / 15 - 16 | 7:15 PM
2016 / 9 / 16 | 3:15 PM
The legendary Oscar Wilde’s most celebrated comedy is coming to Sheung Wan! Wilde stays true to his reputation as modernity’s most quotable author in his last and best play, in which the protagonists Jack and Algernon create fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. They fall for two ladies with their hearts set on marrying a man named Earnest, and concoct outlandish plans of deception, wooing, and re-christenings to tie the knot. However they meet their match when the formidable Lady Kwan puts her foot down and wrestles the truth out of the lovers’ mess. How can the lovers be united in the end?
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