Event The Importance of Being Earnest
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
First Date 6 November 1990
Opening Date 6 November 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "Performances are highly stylised. The cast, mostly playing directly to the audience, are synchronised in movement and facial expressions".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Organisations
State Theatre Company of South Australia, Presenting Company
Melbourne Theatre Company, Production Company
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Ruth Cracknell Actor
Bob Hornery Actor
Monica Maughan Actor
Jane Menelaus Actor
Geoffrey Rush Actor
Rachel Szalay Actor
Andrew Tighe Actor
Tony Tripp Designer
Simon Phillips Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Oscar Wilde Playwright
Resources
Performance Recording: The Importance of Being Ernest., University of New England, Stage on Screen Collection, 22 November 1990
Review: Barbara Hebden, Sunday Mail, 11 November 1990
Review: Peta Koch, Courier Mail, 8 November 1990
Review: Samela Harris, The Advertiser, 26 November 1990
Review: Simon Jemison, The News, 26 November 1990
Works
The Importance of Being Earnest
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Written in 1895.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record November 1990
Event Identifier 12850