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Quarry Walk

FREE THEATER ON THE GREEN - The Importance of Being Earnest

Join us for Oscar Wilde's classic comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest"! Sponsored by Griffin Health and presented by Valley Shakespeare Festival.

FREE THEATER ON THE GREEN - The Importance of Being Earnest
FREE THEATER ON THE GREEN - The Importance of Being Earnest

Time & Location

Jul 22, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Quarry Walk, 300 Oxford Rd, Oxford, CT 06478, USA

About the Event

A special thanks to Griffin Health, for generously sponsoring this free theater experience at Quarry Walk! 

Perfect for summertime enjoyment, Valley Shakespeare Festival presents Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy, complete with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations.

Two carefree bachelors, Jack and Algernon, each with a carefully hidden double life. But when Algernon discovers that Jack has been posing as a man named 

Earnest to escape to the city, he promptly travels to Jack’s country estate to pose as the fictional figure himself!

Silliness ensues with whimsical ingénues, jealous fiancées, indomitable dowagers, and the most famous handbag in theater history!

Bring yourself, a friend, a neighbor - heck, bring the whole neighborhood. Grab dinner before the show at one of Quarry Walk's many restaurants and then relax on Center Rock Green as you take in the performance. Get comfortable - bring your chairs, a picnic blanket and whatever you need to relax and enjoy the show.

The Details:

This show is free of charge for anyone wishing to attend. We ask you to register in case we need to communicate any important event details.

For those wishing to donate to Valley Shakespeare Festival, donations may be made online or in-person at the show.

Register here!

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