The Importance of Being Earnest

Poster for The Importance of Being Earnest.

“In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the main thing.”

Two young men, Algernon and Jack, are good friends and are most desperately in love with two young women, Cecily and Gwendolen. The obstacle to both their plans is that Cecily and Gwendolen state most emphatically that they cannot love or marry any man whose name isn’t Earnest. The stage is set for deception. This satire pokes fun at rules, love, egos, and behavior, and has been called one of the greatest comedies ever written.

February 24 and 25 and March 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m.; February 26 and March 5 at 2 p.m. - Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11


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Earnest Poster #1 and Earnest Poster #2 by Mary Bendgen.

Production photos by Nancy Thompson and James Tener.

Check out the video, read about it in Inside Iowa State and the Iowa State Daily!