Oscar Wilde’s

New Adaptation of

Oscar Wilde’s

An Ideal Husband

Opens at Gloucester Stage

Directed by 2010 Elliot Norton Medal Winner

Karen MacDonald

Gloucester Stage proudly announces the limited run of a fresh new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband from August 12 through August 29 in the air-conditioned comfort of Gloucester Stage Company at 267 East Main St., Gloucester, MA. Directed by 2010 Elliot Norton Medal Winner Karen MacDonald, a cast of four actors portray nine characters adding a gender-bending layer to Wilde’s classic comedy about friendship, political corruption, blackmail and redemption ‘ as timely today as when first presented in 1895. This novel adaptation by Daniel Morris of Wilde’s delightful work features Boston actors Angie Jepson, Brendan Powers, Carrie Ann Quinn and Lewis D. Wheeler. The performance schedule for An Ideal Husband is Thursday, August 12 through Saturday, August 14 at 8 pm; Wednesday, August 18 through Saturday, August 21 at 8 pm; Wednesday, August 25 through Saturday, August 28 at 8 pm; Saturday matinees on August 14, August 21 and August 28 at 3 pm and Sunday performances on August 15, August 22 and August 29 at 4 pm. A limited amount of discount tickets are available to Cape Ann residents for all Wednesday and Thursday 8 pm performances. For these performances only, Cape Ann residents can purchase half price tickets for $18.50. Advance reservations are strongly suggested to ensure tickets at the discounted price. Year round Cape Ann residents must identify themselves as Cape Ann residents when making a reservation and proof of residency must be presented at the box office the night of the performance. The 3 pm Saturday matinee on August 14 is a special Pay What You Can matinee. For this Saturday matinee only the ticket price is Pay What You Can. Following the 4 pm performance on Sunday, August 15, audiences are invited to a free post show discussion with the artists from An Ideal Husband. Gloucester Stage is handicapped accessible. Ticket prices are $37 for all performances. Senior citizen & student tickets are $32 for all performances. For reservations or further information, call the Gloucester Stage Box Office at 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.