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Review: An Ideal Husband

"Nothing succeeds like excess," Oscar Wilde famously opined.
Wilde thing: this Gloucester Husband is not ideal
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 20, 2010

Lovely luxury

"In matters of great importance," observes young Gwendolyn, "style, not sincerity, is the vital thing."
Good Theater's rich, colorful Earnest
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 19, 2010

Communication breakdown

As soon as the interview gets going, her cell phone buzzes.
Trinity Rep answers the Dead Man’s Cell Phone
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 19, 2010

Play by play: May 29, 2009

Boston Theater this week
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 29, 2009

Play by Play: April 24, 2009

Theater around town
Plays from A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 24, 2009

Trivial pursuit

It's difficult to put on an awful performance of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest .
Trinity Rep's winning Earnest
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 24, 2009


Old horse, new saddle

But what about this matter of throwing a saddle on an old warhorse again? Well, the rider this time around thinks that the play is still as frisky as a colt. She hasn't directed this before, but she has seen it five or six times.
Trinity Rep finds importance in Earnest
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 10, 2009

Oscar winner?

The Lyric offers some sly, Wildean touches in a discreetly pruned, generally creditable production.
The Lyric’s Importance of Being Earnest
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 13, 2008

No alibi needed

Earnest also boasts one hell of a big, imperious foil of British womanhood.
Earnest-ness at the Stage at Spring Point
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 18, 2007

Missed manners

Talk about passive-aggressive.
Firehouse’s engaging Earnest
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 13, 2006