Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In the Wings: The Importance of Being Earnest. Meet Jacob Linson.

Jacob Linson plays Lane in Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," the first show in the 2014-2015 MainStage season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette.

"The Importance of Being Earnest" will run Friday, Aug. 29 through Saturday, Sept. 13 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street in downtown Lafayette – the corner of 5th Street and North Street.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for youth age 18 and under. You can purchase tickets by visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com or calling 765-423-7529.

Question: Who is Lane?
Jacob Linson: Lane is Algernon's butler. He is underappreciated, stressed-out and exasperated.

Question: What is funny about the play?
J.L.: The funniest part is the banter between Algy and Jack. It's very dry, very British humor.

Question: This play is also a romance. What do you find romantic?
J.L: Romance is knowing the person who you are wanting to woo. It's paying attention, finding their quirks.

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