The Importance of Being Earnest

Warragul Theatre Company

The Importance of Being Earnest is a glittering comic jewel of the English theatre. Ridiculous situations, all arising out of diversions, evasions and mistruths, provide a backdrop for the wittiest of dialogue, with almost every line a quotable quip from the dazzling brilliance of the author. This was Oscar Wilde at the height of his powers. First staged in 1895, the play has seen innumerable productions, on stage and in film, and it remains one of the most delightful and funniest of theatre experiences however it is shared. Earnest delivers more than a few jabs at pomposity and surely, in such unprecedented times we can all use an inoculation of 'serious triviality'.
Theatre/Venue NameWest Gippsland Arts Centre
Venue addressCorner of Smith and Albert Streets, Warragul VIC 3820
All performance dates and start times

Thursday 13 January, 7.30pm
Friday 14 January, 7.30pm
Saturday 15 January, 1.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday 16 January, 1.30pm

Box office URLBooking Info
Box office phone number5624 2456
Creative Team

Co-Directors – Rob Robson & Amy Robson
Production Manager – Elyse Clyde

Cast List

Lane – Luke Pepping
Algernon – Toby Just
Jack – Keegan Just
Gwendolen – Isabel Stephens
Lady Bracknell – Deb Welch
Miss Prism – Elyse Clyde
Cecily – Alyssa Fritzlaff
Dr Chasuble – John Black
Merriman – Lachlan Waters
Mechanist #1 (Gaffer) – Michael Winterton
Mechanist #2 (Obidiah) Matthew Vale

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