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Nobody's Earnest - Full Length Musical, Comedy

Nobody's Earnest

Oscar Wilde, Alec Wilder, Ethan Ayer, Arnold Sundgaard

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Full Length Musical, Comedy

4m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573681417

Music by Alec Wilder
Lyrics by Ethan Ayer
Adapted by Arnold Sundgaard
Based on The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
"Charming, tasteful, wonderfully beguiling. A delight." - The Boston Globe

This hilarious comedy with music has lost none of the charm and outrageous wit of the original, while the lovely, tender score is matched by deft and telling lyrics. Both serve to enhance and heighten the play's ingenious comic invention. This story …

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Full Length Musical

Comedy

Adaptations (Literature), Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

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This hilarious comedy with music has lost none of the charm and outrageous wit of the original, while the lovely, tender score is matched by deft and telling lyrics. Both serve to enhance and heighten the play's ingenious comic invention. This story of double mistaken identities and impassioned romance has long been recognized as a masterpiece of farce as well as a shrewd commentary on Victorian society. A perennial favorite, this new musical version carries a similar appeal for a wide range of acting and musical talents.
"Charming, tasteful, wonderfully beguiling. A delight." - The Boston Globe
First produced by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
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4m, 4f

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Piano Only

9 Piano/Conductor Scores
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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was born in Dublin to Sir William Wilde and his wife Jane. While studying at Oxford, he was fascinated by the aesthetic movement and eventually became a proponent for L'art pour l'art ("Art for Art's Sake"), and wrote the award-winning poem Ravenna. After he graduated in 1879, he moved to Chelsea in London to establish a literary career. Upon graduating in 1879, he moved ... view full profile

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