The Importance of Being Earnest

Author(s): Oscar Wilde Company: Royal Exchange Theatre Age recommendation: 12+ years
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Dates:

For Jack and Algernon, being young and rich isn’t easy. In fact, being swathed in luxury is, well…depressing.

Tired of the never-ending soirees and penthouse shindigs, they escape their anxious existence (and Lady Bracknell) in the pursuit of love, real love, like, proper adult, IRL love, all under the guise of the ever-enigmatic Ernest.

But love isn’t as easy as it seems. After all, Cecily and Gwendolyn have standards, not to mention a peculiar passion for the name of Ernest…


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