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2018/19 SEASON

The Importance of Being Earnest

BY OSCAR WILDE

Produced by Ramona Baillie
Directed by Barbara Larose
Co-producers: Alison Smith, Isabel Meharry

​September 21 – October 6, 2018 on the Mainstage

Oscar Wilde’s enduring social satire, The Importance of Being Earnest, is a masterpiece of comedic misunderstandings and rebellion. Two sets of lovers search for an ultimate but uncertain truth, navigating life and love amongst themselves, family, friends, and society. Fast-paced, witty, and sometimes biting, this play abounds with hidden romance, mistaken identities, deceptions, and secrets.

The Importance of Being Earnest

September 21 - October 6, 2018

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Reviews

“The Alumnae Theatre Company goes Wilde with its charming, entertaining production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.”
– LIFE WITH MORE COWBELL

“Larose’s Earnest is a thoroughly enjoyable production that delivers on the laughs…”
– MOONEY ON THEATRE

” …night of delightful deception and witty repartee.”
– INSIDE LOOKING IN

“Let’s get out of the way the fact that Alumnae Theatre’s production is excellent.
Lucid direction from Barbara Larose elicits sharp, solid portrayals from her actors, who perform as a tight, polished ensemble. “
– SESAYARTS MAGAZINE

The Importance of Being Earnest

Cast & Production Team

PLAYWRIGHT
& DIRECTOR

​Oscar Wilde, Playwright
​Barbara Larose,  Director

CAST
Nicholas Koy, ​Jack
​Sean Jacklin, Algernon
Laura Meadows, Cecily
Kathryn Geertsema, ​Gwendolen
Tina Mcculloch, Miss Prism
​Tricia Brioux, Lady Bracknell
Rob Candy, Rev. Chasuble
Lisa Lenihan, Lane
Barbara Salsberg, Merriman

​​PRODUCTION  TEAM
Ramona Baillie, Producer
Alison Smith, Associate Producer ​
​​Isabel Meharry, Associate Producer
Ellen Green,​ Assistant Director ​
​Margot Devlin, Stage Manager
Monique Danielle, Assistant Stage Manager
Krishelle Pereira , Assistant Stage Manager
Margaret Spence, Costume Design
Peter DeFreitas, Associate Costume Designer
Theresa Arneaud, Costume Builder
Leslie Rennie, Costume Assistant
Marysia Bucholc, Set Design and Build
Zie Souwand, Set Build Assistant
Mark Cope, Set Build Assistant
Rick Jones, Sound Design
Andrea Nesbitt, Sound Operator
​Madison Madhu, Sound Operator
​Michelle Righetti, Sound Operator
​Liam Stewart, Lighting Design
​Nicki Wu, Lighting Assistant
Fotini Paraschos, Props Master and Set Build Assistant
John Fleming, Dialect Coach
Jennifer Johnson, Movement Coach

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