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The playbill for Taylor University’s Spring 1940 performance of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde.

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is a farcical comedy about two men who each take on the personas with the name of Earnest in order to escape the burdens of social obligations.

Artistic Director

Lyle Russell

Publication Date

4-12-1940

City

Upland, IN

Keywords

farce, Oscar Wilde, comedy, personas, Victorian Era, satire, triviality

Disciplines

Acting | Arts and Humanities | Dance | Education | Higher Education | Playwriting | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History

Notes

Presented by the Class of 1941

The Importance of Being Earnest

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