Noosa goes wild for Wilde’s comedy

Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.

Widely acknowledged as one of England’s funniest plays, Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is a masterpiece combination of love, logic and language.

Taking place in a world full of gentlemen and ladies, the play sees Jack, Algernon, Gwendolyn and Cecily embark on tumultuous romantic journeys, under the watchful eye of the inimitable Lady

Bracknell.

A fresh take on Wilde’s comic masterpiece, Jane River’s directs one of the most well-crafted stage comedies of all time at Noosa Arts Theatre, opening in September.

Crowd favourite Stephen Moore is back from Sydney to play butlers Lane and Merriman. Stephen was with Noosa Arts Theatre for years, he won 13 Best Actor, 2 Best Supporting Actor, 2 Best Director, 2 Best Sound, 3  Adjudicator’s Awards and much more, all whilst he was with the theatre.

His immense talent is why director Jane Rivers has called him back from his home town of Sydney to star in The Importance of Being Earnest.

Oscar Wilde’s madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers entanglements has been delighting readers for more than a century.

The Gala Opening Night is on 5 September at Noosa Arts Theatre, with shows running until September 14. Tickets range from $23 for Under 18’s to $32 for adults.

For more information call (0)7 5449 9343 or visit www.noosaartstheatre.org.au.

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