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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.
farce, Oscar Wilde, comedy, personas, Victorian Era, satire, triviality
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"The Importance of Being Earnest" (1940). Taylor Theatre Playbills. 300.