The Importance Of Being Earnest, Devonshire Park Theatre, Tuesday 25 – Saturday 29 September, 7.45pm, Wednesday & Saturday Matinees 2.30pm.
MAKE a very welcome return to Eastbourne, Middle Ground Theatre Company, the company behind Columbo: Prescription Murder and On Golden Pond, present this wonderful comedy of mistaken identity.
Jack Worthing lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew, but when in London he is known as Earnest and is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax. Gwendolen’s cousin is Algernon, but when he travels to Jack’s country house he is also known as Earnest, and is in love with Cecily… Confused? Well do try and keep up!
So two bachelors named Earnest, who aren’t… two beautiful girls who are in love with Earnests… who aren’t, however who will be when they are re-christened! This can only mean one thing – Oscar Wilde’s hilarious and timeless masterpiece.
Tickets are priced from £13.50-£19.50, with concessions available, and can be purchased from Box Office on 01323 412000 or online at www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk