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Theater: Muhlenberg puts gender twist on ‘Earnest’

Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance Department opens its season Sept. 26 by presenting an all-female version of Oscar Wilde’s classic satire “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The 1895 farce follows the adventures of two young bachelors leading double lives to win the hearts of those they love. Director Jim VanValen, a visiting faculty member in the department, says the production’s all-female casting was part thematic and part practical. “I wanted to tap into the demographics we have on campus,” he says. “We have a […]

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