The Importance of Being Earnest
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The Importance of Being Earnest

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Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895.
The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillating epigrams still savored by all who enjoy artful conversation.
Rich in humor, and memorable characters, 
Wilde offers a captivating satire of Victorian society and its repressive values and traditions, particularly in the pursuit of love and marriage. To recapture their freedom, the characters liberate themselves by leading double lives.
From the play's effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious dénouement in the drawing room of Jack Worthing's country manor in Hertfordshire, this comic masterpiece keeps audiences breathlessly anticipating a new bon mot or a fresh twist of plot moment to moment.

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