“Truth,” said Oscar Wilde, “is independent of facts always, inventing or selecting them at pleasure.” Wilde’s topsy-turvy farce is rife with mistaken identities, misguided lovers and a misplaced handbag. But it also takes a serious swipe at hypocrisy and the constraints of morality – subjects that never go out of style.
The Importance of Being Earnest stars James Marsters as Jack Worthing, Matthew Wolf as Algernon Moncrieff, and Charles Busch as Lady Bracknell. With Emily Bergl, Jill Gascoine, Sarah Zimmerman, Neil Dickson, and Christopher Neame. Stage manager: Ben Buffandeau. Live sound effects: Eddie Mills. Recording engineer and editor: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Associate Producer for Live Production: Christina Montano. Associate Producer for Casting and Rights: Jennifer Brooks-Stratton. Music by Laura Karpman. Our director is Michael Hackett.
This hour includes a conversation with actor Charles Busch.e