Edinburgh Fringe

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

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Tickets

Most tickets cost between £14 and £15.50. To book visit the official Fringe website or contact the venue:

Venue

33: Pleasance Courtyard
Room: Beyond

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Pleasance

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A faithful revival of Wilde's classic play is in chaos after the actors start dropping like flies. Will you step into the spotlight, tread the boards and save the show? Winner of Best Comedy Derek Award and 2021 Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show. Check out this smash-hit show before it hits the West End. Interactive, hilarious and a 'guaranteed great night out' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). ***** (AskTheUshers.Wordpress.com). ***** (NorthWestEnd.co.uk). ***** (Derek Awards). ***** (MixUpTheatre.com).

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Funny at the Fringe - interview - The Importance of Being... Earnest?

Earnest? is our attempt at getting the audience to perform a show they have never rehearsed.

Holly, Phoenix Remix, 29th July 2022

Edinburgh 2022: Josh King guest blog

Josh King discusses how the company take a classic and twist it.

Josh King, Broadway World, 25th July 2022

You could star in 'The Importance of Being... Earnest?'

Louise Goodfield from improv group 'Say It Again, Sorry' explains how members of the audience of their Fringe show The Importance of Being...Earnest? can join them on stage.

British Comedy Guide, 17th July 2022

Edinburgh 2022: The Importance of Being... Earnest? Q&A

BWW catches up with cast member and Say It Again, Sorry? founder Rhys Tees about bringing The Importance of Being...Earnest? to the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Natalie O'Donoghue, Broadway World, 13th July 2022

Edinburgh preview: The Importance of Being... Earnest?

As more audience members are encouraged to step into the spotlight, led backstage for costume and make-up, urged to write poems, paint portraits, chant mantras, and do whatever's needed to help the show go on, an absurd controlled madness ensues - until it feels as if there are almost as many audience in the cast as there are in the ... audience.

Theatre Weekly, 29th May 2022

Performances

Date Time Venue
3rd Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
4th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
5th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
6th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
7th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
8th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
9th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
10th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
11th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
12th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
13th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
14th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
15th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
16th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
17th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
18th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
19th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
20th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
21st Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
22nd Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
23rd Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
24th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
25th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
26th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
27th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)
28th Aug 13:30 Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)

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