Importance of Being Earnest, The by WILDE, Oscar


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The Importance of Being Earnest is a classic comedy of manners in which two flippant young men, in order to impress their respected beloveds, pretend that their names are “Ernest,” which both young ladies believe confers magical qualities on the possessor. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James’ Theatre in London, and is regarded by many critics and scholars as being the wittiest play in the English language. (Summary from Worthing, J.P. - Read by John GonzalezAlgernon Moncrieff - Read by Gord MackenzieRev. Canon Chasuble, D.D. - Read by Chris GoringeMerriman, Butler - Read by Peter YearsleyLane, Manservant - Read by Hugh McGuireLady Bracknell - Read by Kristen McQuillinHon. Gwendolen Fairfax - Read by DeanaCecily Cardew - Read by Kara ShallenbergMiss Prism, Governess - Read by SurekaNarrator - Read by Betsie BushProject Editor - Paula Berinstein

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