HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Theatre Department will present Oscar Wilde’s satire, “The Importance of Being Earnest” March 10-13 at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the campus of Wallace State Community College.
The shows will be held March 10-12 at 7 p.m., and March 13 at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Reserve tickets by calling 256.352.8277 or tickets can be purchased at the door.
This classic work by Wilde tells the story of Jack, Algernon, Cecily and Gwendolen as they navigate the often-absurd societal expectation of Victorian England. As the tale unfolds, secrets and true identities are revealed, providing moments of love, lies and levity.
The cast includes River Shadix of Somerville and Jack, Duke Cleghorn of Cullman as Algernon, Julie Newton of Hanceville as Gwendolen, Emma Denson of Decatur as Cecily, Scarlet Dickinson of Decatur as Lady Bracknell, Trawick Lowe of Eva as Dr. Chasuble, Teryn Simmons of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Missy Hargove of Gurley, as Miss Prism, Zach Lindsey of Hartselle as Lane and Austin Barnett of Hanceville as Merriman.
Other supporting actors and understudies include Lacey Barrett, Megan Melton, Hannah Stringer, Marissa Hilton and Tanner Muncey.