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The Importance of Being Earnest

Guest Directed by Shishir Kurup.

This Victorian farce is much more than a comedy of crossed wires and mistaken identity. As a closeted gay man in Victorian England, author Oscar Wilde deftly infuses deception into the plot of Earnest as a mirror of the deception he was forced to live. In retrospect, the work is both a comic masterpiece and a brilliant encoding of “the love that dare not speak its name.”

Matinee Dec. 2 at 2:00 p.m. Please join us for a post-performance TalkBack with the creative team and cast.

Sunday, December 9 at 2:00pm

Little Theatre
4000 Mesa Rd., Irvine, CA 92617

Event Type

Arts / Humanities, Play

Audience

Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

Website

http://www.arts.uci.edu/event/importa...

Cost

$11-$18

Department
Arts
Hashtag

#ucitoday

Event Sponsor

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Event Contact Email

artsmarketing@uci.edu

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