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227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

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Ended 25 Jun 2011 after 6 months

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Tony Winner

Tony Winner

Tony Award winner Brian Bedford directs and stars as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's comedic masterpiece about class and name-dropping.

Closed 25 Jun 2011

A glorious comedy of mistaken identity, the play ridicules codes of propriety and etiquette. Men-about-town John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff pursue Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. Matters are complicated by the imaginary characters invented by both men to cover their on-the-sly activities - not to mention the disapproval of Gwendolen's mother, the formidable Lady Bracknell.

Additional Information


Opening night: 17 December 2010

Closing night: 25 June 2011


The Importance Being Importance of Being Ernest is suitable for audiences aged 12 and upwards

Run time

Two hours and 20 minutes with one intermission

Show times


And before you stop reading

Special 7pm curtains
Feb. 22 - March 4, 2011

The Importance Of Being Earnest Shop

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