The Importance of Being Earnest

  • Our critic's rating:
    Date:
    January 1, 2011

    What the popular press said...

    "It’s one of the great performances (Brian Bedford's) of the season; to miss it would most definitely look like carelessness."
    Charles Isherwood for New York Times

    "Isn't quite a nonstop delight -- it takes too long to rev up -- it makes for an enjoyable evening."
    Joe Dziemianowicz for New York Daily News

    "There are worse things than spending quality time in such delightfully naughty company."
    Elisabeth Vincentelli for New York Post

    "Probably the funniest and sharpest production of the comedy,..., I've ever seen."
    David Sheward for Back Stage

    "Even with the production's imperfections, it's good to have the pleasure of the company of 'The Importance of Being Earnest' once again."
    Robert Feldberg for The Record

    "Is truly as super as it gets on Broadway."
    Roma Torre for NY1

    "Isn't flawless but certainly offers a nimble, clearly spoken rendering of the piece."
    Michael Sommers for Newsroom Jersey

    "Comedy at its most sublime."
    David Rooney for The Hollywood Reporter

    "Lavishly mounted crowdpleaser."
    Steven Suskin for Variety

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