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Now perhaps his most popular play is being staged just round the corner - so of course the hotel is laying on a special The Importance of Being Earnest afternoon tea.
The Importance of Being Earnest focuses on a whimsical body of characters who work within the social conventions of late Victorian London.
ursday, February 14, 1895, was the triumphant opening night of e Importance of Being Earnest and the zenith of Wilde's career.
The Importance of Being Earnest premiered in 1895 at St James' Theatre in London.
TOM Butcher and Corrinne Wicks play Jack Worthing and Gwendolen Fairfax in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest at Mold's Clwyd Theatr Cymru, with veteran performer Tony Britton as the Reverend Chasuble.
The Importance of Being Earnest revolves around mistaken identity, both deliberate and unintentional.
IN ``THE Importance of Being Earnest,'' Lady Bracknell famously said that to lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
I must stress the importance of being earnest in this matter, as I myself am an admirer of said Oscar, who was in fact, first and foremost, a classical scholar.