Past 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

Joanna’s Banquet Facilities
145 Main Street, Somersville CT


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