It's Brian Bedford's party, so let's give the old dear the rousing chorus of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" that he's earned as director and showpiece of "The Importance of Being Earnest."
Play moves into the winner's circle through a combination of wit, talent and sheer class.
David Schweizer's fluent, assured staging dominates his wildly unconventional production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, headlined and heightened by Lynn…
The delight of duplicity and disguise has always been the comic propellant in Oscar Wilde's secretly subversive comedy, but this London import takes it to ridiculous extremes -- mostly to the good…
The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey enlivens late summer with a production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" that boasts considerable grace and style. Zest and flair abound in Tamara Harvey's…
Just as one of Oscar Wilde's resourceful gentlemen is Ernest in town and Jack in the country, so it seems that "The Importance of Being Earnest" was a comedy in the last century and a drama in the…
Leading Italian distributor Medusa Film has picked up all rights for the territory from Good Machine Intl. to Oliver Parker's Oscar Wilde adaptation "The Importance of Being Earnest."
A promising idea awaits dramatic payoff in "Handbag," the Mark Ravenhill play that --- whatever else its achievements --- confirms that the author of "Shopping and Fucking" is no one-play wonder…
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