The Musical Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde, John Sean O'Mahony
Full Length Musical, Drama / 5m, 4f
The elegantly absurd plot centres on Jack Worthing, who is "Ernest" in town. He wins Gwendolen's hand, but she declares that she chiefly loves him for his name Ernest-the name Jack has allotted to his non-existent brother whose peccadilloes explain …
Oscar Wilde's comedy has been adapted into a delightful musical with many enchanting songs and this period play, set in the 1890s, can be staged as simply or elaborately as desired.
Act I Outside Green Park, in the heart of London, 1895. Lake's, one of London's most fashionable tailors. The morning-room in Algernon's flat in Half Moon Street. In the grounds of the Manor House, Woolton, Hertfordshire. A secluded corner of the flower garden. The trellis garden
Act II The topiary garden. The terrace at tea time. The conservatory at the Manor House. The library of the Manor House
The Music includes
"Bunburying," "Born in a Handbag," and "The Importance of Being Earnest".
- Mild Adult Themes
- Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.
- Time Period: 19th Century, 17th Century
Music Material Rental Packages
10 vocal scores