" 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. From the play's effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious denouement 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. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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The Importance of Reading Ernest
Very clever comedy and a very unusual, twisting plot that I couldn’t wait to see resolved but that I also didn’t want to finish. It was everything I expected of Oscar Wilde and much more accessible than other classic works.
Loved it, made me chuckle