Reviews

The Importance of Being Earnest Brings Laughs to Phoenix's Herberger Theater

Some theater experiences leave you overwhelmed by somber themes and dense dialogue. However, Arizona Theatre Company's production of The Importance of Being Earnest can pretty much erase all that darkness in the course of two and a half hours with its extravagant costumes and sets, playful blend of modern and classical music, and a focus on keeping Oscar Wilde's spirit of comedy and frivolity. With each actor giving life to unique character types, this version stays true to classic Victorian satire's roots while lending itself to a modern interpretation that will have you laughing your way through nearly the entire performance.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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