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Ballyshannon Drama Society: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’
16th March 2019 @ 8:15 pm - 11:00 pm€12
Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations. This “trivial comedy for serious people” features two carefree bachelors, Jack and Algernon, each with a carefully hidden double life. But when Algernon discovers that Jack has been posing as a man named Ernest to escape to the city, he promptly travels to Jack’s country estate to pose as the fictional figure himself! Silliness ensues with whimsical ingénues, jealous fiancées, indomitable dowagers, and the most famous handbag in theatre history. The Ballyshannon Drama Society’s ingenious production of this timeless classic offers the unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph calls “the most perfect comedy in the English language.”
The cast includes several well-known, multi-award winning Ballyshannon regulars, and a few new faces!
- Lane—Kevin Lilly
- Algernon Moncrieff—Sean Donegan
- John Worthing, J.P.—Terence McEneaney
- Lady Bracknell—Rachel O’Connor
- Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax—Louise Larkin
- Miss Prism—Trish Keane
- Cecily Cardew—Sinead Luke
- Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.—Tony Liston
- Merriman—Mark Kirby
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