Opening tonight at Birmingham Rep, DOMINIC GATELY in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST which plays at the Rep until the 24th of September before transferring to co-producers Leicester Curve from the 6th of October.
Curve’s Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster gives Oscar Wilde’s class comedy, The Importance Of Being Earnest a fresh and contemporary spin.
Bachelor Jack Worthing and his best friend Algernonn Moncrieff hope to marry society’s most eligible ladies, Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. But the men’s courtship of the women is far from straight forward!
With double identities, handbag mishaps and hostile encounters with the formidable Lady Bracknell, the pair become embroiled in a web of mistaken identities with hilarious consequences.