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The Importance of Being Earnest

Presented by The Footlight Club at The Footlight Club, Boston MA

Jun 01 - 15 2019
The Importance of Being Earnest

A farcical comedy set in late Victorian era London, in which the leading characters maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations.

Join the Footlight Club for the final how of their 142nd season, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. This farcical comedy set in late Victorian era London, in which the leading characters maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations debuted in London on Valentine's Day in 1895 during the Footlight Club's 18th season! The club first mounted Earnest in 1904. This will be the third tine in its 142-year history that the Footlight Club has produced Wilde's popular

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are $22/$20 (for students and seniors). Members receive free admission.

Tickets are available now at http://www.footlight.org/blog/2019/earnest, or at the box office one half-hour before showtime.

Contact: (617) 524-3200

Email: frontofhouse@footlight.org

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The Footlight Club and the Loring-Greenough House invite you to Party, Promenade, and Play: A Wilde Affair. You are invited to attend an elegant garden party at the Loring-Greenough House, followed by the opening night performance of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest at the Footlight Club on Saturday, June 1! Enjoy delicious hors d'oeurves and desserts, along with some festive, bubbly spirits, outdoors in the garden of the historic Loring-Greenough House built in 1760 before strolling across the street to historic Eliot Hall, home of the Footlight Club for opening night of the final show of their 142nd season. Reception starts at 6pm, and you are invited to come in Victorian garb, with the stroll to the theatre taking place at 7:30pm. Plenty of time to pick up your ticket and find your seat for the 8pm performance!

Tickets for this special opening night event are $40 for the party and the show, 
$20 for members, and are available online at http://www.footlight.org/shop-box-office/earnest-060119

LOCATION

The Footlight Club

7A Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, Boston, MA 02130

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