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The Importance of Being Wasted | Act React

A review by Bridget O’Brien for Theatre Haus.

Every production gets a little funnier after a drink or two. Inviting your audience to a pub is one way to loosen up the laughter, but asking the actors to also imbibe the beverages guarantees an enlivened room. Act React played this concept to their best advantage, taking the cheek of Oscar Wilde’s calamitous Victorian play, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ and switching it up with their own iteration, ‘The Importance of Being Wasted’. The madness was cranked up a notch at the Lord Alfred Hotel on Friday night as a part of the Anywhere Festival.

Read the full review at Theatre Haus.