EDGS live on the RADIO – The Importance of Being Earnest

Posted on: May 30, 2021

Tune in to Radiofabrik Salzburg to hear our live performance of Oscar Wilde’s “trivial play for serious people”, a fast-paced comedy driven by eccentric characters and witty dialogues.

Make sure you don’t miss this one-off live performance of our radio play:
– Sat June 12 – 19:15 Act 1
– Sun June 13 – 18:15 Act 2 and 3

Please head to the Radiofabrik website (radiofabrik.at) to check your reception options. An internet livestream is available!

About the play:

Jack Worthing is, mostly, a very upstanding and respectable young country squire. Occasionally however, Jack needs a breather for the rigors of his stoic, righteous lifestyle. Adopting the identity of his rakish, but fictitious brother Ernest, Jack has managed to enjoy couple of jovial days in London.

Unbeknownst to Jack, his affluent friend Algernon Moncrieff is himself no stranger to alter egos and made-up friends. In fact, Algy uses such tricks rather frequently to dodge dreadful social obligations burdened upon him by his domineering Aunt Augusta.
The two bachelors soon become entangled in their own tales of deception and disguise, as both Jack’s darling Gwendolen and Algy’s sweet angel Cecily are certain: Their hearts belong only to Ernest…

Algernon Moncrieff – Pascal Mautner
Lane – Eva Nedwed
Jack Worthing – Benjamin Scherer
Lady Bracknell – Anne Odrich
Gwendolen Fairfax – Irina Schwaiger
Miss Prism – A. J. Klein
Cecily Cardew – Nadine Tanase
Rev. Canon Chasuble – Mathew Rushmere
Merriman – Eva Nedwed
Narrator – Tobias Acksteiner

Director, Producer – Konstantin Beck
Assistant Director, Sound Effects – Anne Odrich
Music – Sabine Rechberger
Marketing, PR – Pascal Mautner, Anne Odrich
Leader of the EDGS – Michael Darmanin

With Special Thanks to Radiofabrik

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