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    An Ideal Husband

    Presented by at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    February 11 - March 1, 2009


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    An Ideal Husband

    Experience Oscar Wilde's delicious comedy that makes a whipped cream of wit at the climax of glittering 19th Century. In London's fashionable society, the captivating Mrs. Cheverly threatens a rising statesman with blackmail for his youthful indiscretions. In this professional production from Austin Shakespeare, for the first time, the new Long Center's Rollins Theatre is transformed into an Arena with audience surrounding the action on four...

    Experience Oscar Wilde's delicious comedy that makes a whipped cream of wit at the climax of glittering 19th Century. In London's fashionable society, the captivating Mrs. Cheverly threatens a rising statesman with blackmail for his youthful indiscretions. In this professional production from Austin Shakespeare, for the first time, the new Long Center's Rollins Theatre is transformed into an Arena with audience surrounding the action on four sides. Co-sponsored by The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin.


    The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    701 West Riverside Drive
    Austin, TX 78704

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:
    $10 - $35


    General Day and Time Info:
    Thurs - Sat 8 pm
    Sunday 3 pm
    Preview show: Wednesday, Feb 11, 8 pm

    Phone: 512-472-LONG

    Parking:

    Parking is available in the Palmer Events Center Parking Garage located between Riverside Drive, South First Street and Barton Springs Road just south of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin (cost: $7.00 per car, fee paid at booths upon entering garage).

     

     



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    • Event Name: An Ideal Husband
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Absolutely Dazzling!"
      Review posted by: Rene from Austin, Feb 17, 2009

      It's rare that we get to see such an elegant production on our small stages in Austin. It's so rich in wit, ideas, conversation. If you were hoping to go to New York to see theatre at its best, treat... Expand

    • Event Name: An Ideal Husband
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Fantsastic Show!!"
      Review posted by: Contessa from Austin, TX, Feb 13, 2009

      The show was a pure delight both visually, as well as the skill of the actors. The intimacy of doing Wilde in the round was perfect! Rollins Theater should be used in that format more often! I... Expand

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