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The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Jeb Bigelow
Produced by Booth Muller
Stage Manager Jay Rittberger

Sept. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, & 24, 2016 at 8:00pm
Sept. 18 & 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

Christopher Chene, Laura Crone, Brian Henry, Bronwyn Hopton, Mackenzie Leland, Jill Taylor, Phil Wells, & Susan Wismar

Two wealthy London bachelors each pretend to be a fictitious man called Earnest in order to win over two eligible young ladies, despite the ladies' avowed preference for that name alone — and the interference of the intimidatingly proper Lady Bracknell — in Wilde's "trivial comedy for serious people."

Suitable for audiences of all ages.

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In the Spotlight

Library Hosts 'Anne Frank' Program Oct 13

Curtain Players and its Curtain Connects community outreach partner Westerville Public Library present two special programs in conjunction with the community theatre company’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank.

Thursday October 13 from 7-8:30 PM at Westerville Public Library: John Koenigsberg tells about his experiences as a child survivor of the Holocaust and shares his personal artifacts from his time during the war, in his dedication to educating audiences about this terrible period in history. Also, Curtain Players presents an excerpt from the Anne Frank production. The program is free, but advance registration is encouraged. Click or visit the library at 126 S. State Street, Uptown Westerville.

The library hosts Reading & Writing with Anne Frank, an exhibit telling the story of Anne Frank and World War II, on view October 13-November 13. Reading & Writing with Anne Frank was developed by the Anne Frank House and is sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.

The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, will play at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays October 21-22, 28-29, and November 4-5, with 2 o’clock matinees Sundays October 30 and November 6. A Curtain Panels audience talk back follows the October 30 matinee. Tickets for Anne Frank are on sale now. Click here to order.