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The Importance of Being Earnest   

Royale Theatre, (3/03/1947 - 5/10/1947)
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Opening Date: Mar 03, 1947    
Closing Date: May 10, 1947 Total Performances: 81

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Algernon Moncrieff's rooms in Picadilly. The garden at the Manor House, Woolton. Morning-room at the Manor House, Woolton.

Production Staff
Theatre Operated by the Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors) and John C. Wilson; Produced in association with H.M. Tennent, Ltd.
Originally produced by John Gielgud
Written by Oscar Wilde; Music arranged by Leslie Bridgewater
Directed by John Gielgud
Decor by Motley; Lighting Design by William Conway
General Manager for John C. Wilson: C. Edwin Knill; General Manager for John Gielgud Productions: Peter Davis; Company Manager for John Gielgud Productions: Chandos Sweet
General Stage Manager for John C. Wilson: Ward Bishop; Stage Manager for John Gielgud Productions: Donald Bain
General Press Representative for John C. Wilson and John Gielgud Productions: Willard Keefe; Press Representative for John Gielgud Productions: David Tebet
Donald Bain
Jane Baxter
Cecily Cardew
John Worthing's ward
Pamela Brown
Honorable Gwendolyn Fairfax
Lady Bracknell's daughter
Jean Cadell
Miss Prism
Miss Cardew's governess
Stringer Davis
Butler to Mr. Worthing
Robert Flemyng
Algernon Moncrieff
John Gielgud
John Worthing, J.P.
Of the Manor House, Woolton, Hertfordshire
John Kidd
Reverend Canon Chasuble, D.D.
Rector of Woolton
Margaret Rutherford
Lady Bracknell
Richard Wordsworth
Mr. Moncrieff's man-servant
Tony Award®
winner 1948 Oustanding Foreign Company [recipient]
Performer: Donald Bain, Pamela Brown, Stringer Davis, Robert Flemyng, John Gielgud, John Kidd, Margaret Rutherford and Richard Wordsworth