Upcoming Shows

Fall 2017 Dinner Theatre

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest is the most renowned of Oscar Wilde’s comedies. Two bachelors, John ‘Jack’ Worthing and Algernon ‘Algy’ Moncrieff, create alter egos named Ernest to escape their tiresome lives. The pair struggle to keep up with their own stories and become tangled in a tale of deception, disguise and misadventure in attempt to win the hearts of two women who, conveniently, claim to only love men called Earnest.

Performance dates:
September 29, 30,
October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 2017

Reservations are required ...
reserve your tickets below.


John (Jack) Worthing, J.P. - Heath Verrill
Algernon Moncrieff - Justin Martin
Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D. - Doug Stoyer
Merriman, Butler - Bruce Torrey
Lane, Manservant - Bruce Torrey
Lady Bracknell - Sherry Samborski
Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax - Tina Sparkle
Cecily Cardew - Christine Zdebski
Miss Prism, Governess - Erin Chaffee


Director - Angela Taylor
Stage Manager - Cheryl Zdebski
Assistant Stage Manager - Stephanie Zdebski
Technical Director - Erin Chaffee
Lights & Sound - Jillian Bower
Costumes - Joann "Auntie" Rund
Makeup - Megan Rund
Props - Cheryl Zdebski
Set Construction - Erin Chaffee, Justin Martin, Cheryl Zdebski
Producer - Justin Martin
Assistant Producer - David Crowell
Publicity - Angela Taylor
Programs - Shirley Warner
House Manager - Regina Erpenbeck
Box Office - Betty Domer, John Creed, Darlene Creed

Joanna’s Banquet Facilities
145 Main Street, Somersville CT

Dinner: Social Hour - 6:00 PM
Dinner - 7:00 PM
Show - 8:15 PM
Menu: Roast beef and gravy
Garlic red roasted mashed potatoes
Ziti & broccoli with oil & garlic
Seasoned green beans
Garden salad
Dinner rolls & butter
Cash bar
* Matinee: Social Hour - 12:00 PM
Lunch - 1:00 PM
Show - 2:15 PM

Tickets prices vary by performance. Prices are below.

Please note: we do not charge a convenience fee for online ticket sales. The email message you receive when you complete this transaction (sent by PayPal) will serve as your confirmation.

You may also reserve tickets at 860-265-3342 (just leave a message).

If you have any special requests, such as special seating for a party or for a hearing impaired person or wheelchair, please use the "Notes" box in the table below.

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Friday, Sept 29, 2017
Opening night special!
Saturday, Sept 30, 2017 $40
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 $40
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 $40
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017
* Matinee performance
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 $40
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 $40