From 7 February - 8 March 2020

WILD RICE @ FUNAN

The Importance of Being Earnest

Written by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Glen Goei

“WILD RICE has grasped The Importance of Being Earnest with both hands, and performed it at its extravagant best.” – Limelight Magazine, Australia

“Strong camaraderie onstage with a peculiarly powerful mix of testosterone and coquettish teasing…” – The Straits Times

“Visually ravishing and extremely compelling” – The Business Times

Two romeos bend the truth to spice up their love lives. Jack has invented a brother, Ernest, whom he uses to escape his dull country life and to woo the ravishing Gwendolyn. His best friend, Algernon, also decides to take the name ‘Ernest’ to cosy up to Jack’s beautiful ward, Cecily, in the country. But things spin hilariously out of control when their deceptions are discovered, threatening to spoil their romantic pursuits.

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is one of the world’s most popular comedies, boasting some of the funniest lines in the English language. In WILD RICE’s award-winning production, celebrated theatre and film director Glen Goei puts a joyous spin on this comic masterpiece by casting an all-male ensemble – revealing fresh insights into this classic tale about courtship, hidden identities and the foibles of high society.

With a sensational international cast, dressed to the nines by renowned fashion doyen Frederick Lee and accompanied live by The Concordia Quartet, The Importance of Being Earnest promises to lift your spirits with an evening of sparkling wit, laughter and love.

IMDA Rating: Advisory (All Male Cast)

Cast

Brendon Fernandez
Chua Enlai
Crispian Chan
Daniel York
Gavin Yap
Hossan Leong
Ivan Heng
Lim Kay Siu

The Concordia Quartet

Kim Kyu Ri
Matthias Oestringer
Edward Tan
Theophilus Tan

Creative Team

Playwright Oscar Wilde
Director Glen Goei
Set Designer Wong Chee Wai
Lighting Designer Tai Zi Feng
Costume Designer Frederick Lee
Hair Designer Ashley Lim

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Archangel: AL Wealth Partners Pte Ltd

Corporate Sponsor: Frasers Hospitality

Season Sponsor: TWG Tea

Official Card Partner: AMEX & CapitaCard

Official Make Up: M.A.C.

Official Caterer: Three Embers

Official Printer: Allegro Print

Official Wine: Wine Concierge

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