The Importance of Being Earnest

Williamstown Little Theatre

The spirit of Oscar Wilde, which featured in our 2019 production of A Man of No Importance, returns to the WLT stage in the most famous of Wilde’s plays. The play itself needs no introduction: it has been described as ‘a trivial comedy for serious people’. ​ Although this classic was first performed in 1895, its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make it one of the most performed and enduring of Wilde’s plays. It has been performed by almost every theatre company worldwide, with the role of Lady Bracknell being played by world famous actors of both genders! Our challenge is to give it ‘something different’.
Theatre/Venue NameWilliamstown Little Theatre
Venue address2 Albert St, Williamstown VIC 3016
All performance dates and start times

Wednesday 9 February, 8.15pm
Thursday 10 February, 8.15pm
Friday 11 February, 8.15pm
Saturday 12 February, 8.15pm
Sunday 13 February, 5pm

Tuesday 15 February, 8.15pm
Wednesday 16 February, 8.15pm
Thursday 17 February, 8.15pm
Friday 18 February, 8.15pm
Saturday 19 February, 8.15pm
Sunday 20 February, 5pm

Tuesday 22 February, 8.15pm
Wednesday 23 February, 8.15pm
Thursday 24 February, 8.15pm
Friday 25 February, 8.15pm
Saturday 26 February, 5pm

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Creative Team

Director – Ellis Ebell
Production Manager – Maria Haughey
Stage Manager – Andrew Wild
Operator – Maureen White
Production Design – Tony Tartaro

Cast List
Lady Bracknell – Margie Bainbridge
Cecily Cardew – Casey Bohan
Miss Prism – Barbara Hughes
Rev. Dr Chasuble – Keith Hutton
John “Jack” Worthing – Jonny Kinnear
Algernon Moncrieff – James Madsden-Smith –
Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax – Elle Sejean-Allen
Lane/Merriman – Andrew Wild

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