The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde’s madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements and lovers entanglements takes on a new, delightful twist transported to early 1970s London! The eccentric characters navigate their way through mini-skirts, platform shoes and bell bottoms proving The Importance of Being Earnest’s rapid-fire wit to be timeless!
Friday, September 24 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 25, at 7:30 PM
Sunday, September 26, at 2:00 PM
This is a live production at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Reserved seating is available on the main floor. Limited socially distanced seating is available in the balcony. As of August 11, 2021, the City of Coralville requires the use of masks in its public, indoor facilities, regardless of vaccination status. This requirement is in accordance with the guidance of the CDC and Johnson County Public Health (JCPH). Disposable masks will be made available in the Box Office during CCPA events. Hand sanitizer will be available at every entrance to the theatre.
Tickets are available as print-at-home eTickets, tickets held at will-call, or tickets mailed to your home. Tickets to City Circle Theatre Company and Young Footliters Youth Theatre mainstage events are refundable up to 48 hours before the performance. After that time, tickets may be moved to another performance of the same show, but not refunded.
If you selected "digital tickets" at checkout, you are responsible for printing your eTicket and bringing it to the theater. You must present this ticket at the door to be able to access your seat.
Will-Call & Mailed Tickets
Attending the Show
The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts is at 1301 5th Street in Coralville; it is located inside Plaza on 5th at the corner of 12th Avenue and 5th Street, across from West Music.
Free parking is available in the Town Center parking lot immediately north of the theater (the lot shared with the Coralville Public Library). Please note that parking is available both on the surface lot and below ground in the ramp; look for the doorway marked "Plaza Entrance" if parking below ground.
NOTE: Some renovations will take place in the ramp during September and October. There should be plenty of parking remaining on the opposite side of the parking ramp for this event, either above or below ground. Please call the Box Office for details.
Please E-mail the Box Office for more information, or call 319.248.9370. The CCPA Box Office is open to phone calls Wednesday–Friday, Noon to 4:00 PM, and in-person 1 hour before showtime.
- Director — Krista Newman
- Colin Nies — Jack
- Bryant Duffy — Algernon
- Amy Schaefer — Gwendolyn
- McKayla Sturtz — Cecily
- Rachael Lindhart — Lady Bracknell
- Kathy Maxey — Miss Prism
- Rip Russell — Reverend Chasuble
- John Smick — Lane / Merriman
Join the Crew
From light board operators to set painters, it takes a village to make a production. If you have skills in theatre production, or would like to learn, we'd love to have you on our team. Volunteers are frequently needed in the following areas:
- Light Board Operator
- Sound Board Operator
- Assistant Stage Managers
- Lighting and Sound Assistants
- Scenic Construction
- Scenic Painting
E-mail Artistic Producer Elizabeth Tracey or call 319.248.9374 to learn more!