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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Black Sheep Theatre Presents

Oscar Wilde's
The Importance of Being Earnest

Directed by Diane Mashia

Presented in September & October 2009

Cast list (in order of appearance)

Lane David Byrne
Algernon Moncrieff Dean Amsler
John Worthing Ross Amstey
Lady Bracknell Karen Tuccio
Gwendolyn Fairfax France McCloskey
Cecily Cardew Katharine Sanford
Miss Prism Susan Marino
Rev. Dr. Canon Chasuble Steve Wegman
Merriman Johnny Benjamin


"The Importance of Being Earnest" was the recipient of six Merit Awards!

  • Meritorious Achievement to the Director, Production Team and Ensemble for overall Production and Use of Space

  • Excellence in Costuming to Karen Noske

  • Excellence in Acting to Karen Tuccio for her portrayal of Lady Bracknell

  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Ross Amstey in his portrayal of John Worthing

  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Katharine Sanford in her portrayal of Cecily Cardew

  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to France McClosky and Katharine Sanford for their "social cat fight"

Comments: Black Sheep Theatre's production was a thoroughly enjoyable evening of Oscar Wilde's play of "The Importance of Being Earnest". This production is a must see if you love Oscar Wilde and some very entertaining actors plying their craft effectively. Diane Mashia did a very good job directing this well loved classic.


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