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Prairie Wind Players to present 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

Part of the Prairie Wind Players, Jim Barbour, Stacy Hyttsten and Leah Drexler rehearse The Importance of Being Earnest, which will be performed at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett, Thursday through Sunday, November 8-11. (Contributed photo)

One of Oscar Wilde's greatest plays, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farce, a romantic comedy of manners and a merciless satire on Victorian society, and will be performed by Prairie Wind Players at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett, Thursday through Sunday, November 8-11.

Thursday is general admission seating. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and curtain is 7:30 p.m. On Friday and Saturday nights, a dinner theater is offered. Doors open at 6 p.m. To make reservations, call Tammy at (218) 731-0212 or e-mail

General admission tickets will sell at 7 p.m. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, the matinee is at 2 p.m. with doors opening at 1:15 p.m.

General admission adult tickets are $15, and dinner theater tickets are $32.

Prairie Wind Players appreciates those women and men who have served the U.S. All tickets for veterans will be half price on Sunday, Veterans Day.

The Importance of Being Earnest is directed by Claremont Anderson, Malinda Olhoft is the assistant director/stage manager and the play is produced by Christy Johnson. Quincy Roers designed and built the set, and Arlyn Swenson is the sound technician.

The cast for The Importance of Being Earnest includes Alaine Risbrudt, Lindsey Johnston, Quincy Roers, Philip Goellner, Jim Johnson, Leah Drexler, Stacy Hyttsten and Jim Barbour.