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Importance of Being Earnest Costume Rentals

A drawing room comedy set in late Victorian London and an estate in Hertfordshire, England
Oscar Wilde


the subtitle; "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People" tells it all

Plot Synopsis

Revolves wittily around the most ingenious case of "manufactured" mistaken identity ever put into a play (Samuel French). Algernon Moncrieff, an aristocratic young Londoner, is visited by his best friend, whom he knows as Ernest Worthing. Ernest arrives from the country with the intention of proposing to Algernon's cousin, Gwendolen. Algernon refuses to grant Ernest his permission until he explains why the cigarette case he left in Algernon's flat bears the inscription, "From little Cecily, with her fondest love to her dear Uncle Jack." "Ernest" is thus forced to disclose that he is leading a double life: (Wiki) and so it goes on...

Thanks and Credit

thanks to the Garrison Players, Rollinsford, NH