James A. Landau
JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Sun Nov 24 01:08:29 UTC 2002
In a message dated 11/23/2002 7:06:10 PM Eastern Standard Time,
JMB at STRADLEY.COM writes:
> From Act III (the final act): "I have also in my possession, you
> will be pleased to hear, certificates of Miss Cardew's birth, baptism,
> whooping cough, registration, vaccination, confirmation, and the measles;
> both the German and the English variety." The Importance of Being Earnest
> premiered in 1895.
Thanks for the quote and the date---the only copies of "Earnest" in the
coiuntry library system not currently checked out are 1) on the far side of
the county or 2) in a branch that is not open on the weekends.
You're probably right about Act III, but the performance I just saw split the
play into 4 acts, why I don't know.
- Jim Landau
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