The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde's Comic Masterpiece: A Timeless Delight comes to UVic!
Guest Director: Alistair Newton
Oscar Wilde's celebrated classic is among the most cherished and frequently performed comedies. This comic masterpiece, which delves into themes of identity, transition, and transformation, consistently captivates audiences with its wit and charm. It's a true testament to the enduring appeal of Wilde's work, and we're excited to present it at UVic for the first time. Guest director and UVic alumnus Alistair Newton promises a fresh perspective on this beloved theatrical gem.
“Knockabout fun with Wilde’s genteel wit” —Mark Fisher, The Guardian
In-Person: Tues. - Fri. @8pm | Sat. Nov. 11 @8pm | Sat. Nov. 18 & 25 @2pm | Online Streaming: Nov. 23 - 24 @7pm, Nov 25 @3pm
Pre-show lecture with director Alistair Newton occurs before the Fri. Nov. 10 performance.
Presenting Sponsor: iA Financial Group
3800 Finnerty Road
Open / Operational