POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam will present Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, "The Importance of Being Earnest," from March 8 to March 17.
Performances will be offered Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10. Performances will follow Thursday through Saturday, March 14, 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17. All performances will be in the Black Box Theater located in Satterlee Hall.
"The Importance of Being Earnest" premiered in England in 1895. Since that time, Wilde's masterpiece has endured countless revivals, three film adaptations and translations into languages across the globe.
The student cast includes Joseph Angiulio, Mackenzie Barmen, Carlene Daly, Andrew Fahy, Jason Francey, Jordan Funk, Rachel Jerome, Lilly MacAvoy and Tom Piroli.
Theatre Department Artist-in-Residence Susan Neal will direct and professor Todd Canedy designed the set.
Theatre Education alumna Tilly Adams is the costume designer and professor Don Borsh will be the production's lighting designer. Theatre major Elizabeth Munz will be the stage manager.
Tickets are available from the Community Performance Series Box Office at 267-2277 or www.cpspotsdam.org. Ticket prices are $12 for general admission, $10 for SUNY Potsdam faculty and staff or senior citizens and $5 for students.