The Importance of Being Earnest - Fall 2017 Theatre Arts
Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, directed by Carrie Ann Quinn, opens November 2 in the University Hall Theatre for seven performances through November 10.
With costumes by Rafael Jaen and scenic design by Joe Sheehan ’18, Quinn’s production of Wilde’s 1895 comedy promises the lavish (and a bit ridiculous) trappings of the upper class behaving badly while tearing away the masks of reality.
The University Hall Theatre transforms again with lighting design by Anthony Phelps and arena seating on all four sides of the stage.
Showing in the University Hall Theatre, November 2, 3, 4 and 8, 9, 10 at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, November 4. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for the general public, and are now on sale.
The Importance of Being Earnest stars the following cast of UMass Boston students:
Jacques Matellus as John Worthing, J.P.
Owen Sherrin as Algernon Moncrieff
Abigail Dickson as Lady Bracknell
Jessica Smalley as Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax
Lorraine Kanyike as Cecily Cardew
Josh Robinson as Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.
Jenna Moloney as Miss Prism
Jay McCarthy as Lane
Marquies Perez as Merriman
For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.