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Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations. This “trivial comedy for serious people” features two carefree bachelors, Jack and Algernon, each with a carefully hidden double life. But when Algernon discovers that Jack has been posing as a man named Ernest to escape to the city, he promptly travels to Jack’s country estate to pose as the fictional figure himself! Silliness ensues with whimsical ingénues, jealous fiancées, indomitable dowagers, and the most famous handbag in theatre history.

 

This immersive production will lead audiences from a London flat to a country garden, and then into a manor house. Actors will perform only a matter of feet away from the audience. As the audience sits inside of the spaces that are created, there will be no bad seat in the house.

 

The cast features Nick Medina (Algernon Moncrieff), Brave Sohaki (John “Jack” Worthing), Kate Herrell (Gwendolen Fairfax), Ella Noel (Cecily Cardew), Saren Nofs Snyder (Lady Bracknell), Samm Hill (Rev. Canon Chasuble), Ruth Jenkins (Miss Prism), and Laurence Cox (Lane/Merriman).

 

“Immersive adaptations of the classics have always been an important part of Experience Theatre Project’s work, and this hilarious production of The Importance of Being Earnest will continue this theatre’s mission to bring innovative and immersive arts to the forefront,” says Artistic and Production Director Alisa Stewart. “I am delighted to add that extra immersive thrill to this extraordinarily witty play, and the high class actors and designers promise a beguiling and wild night of Wilde.”

An Immersive Journey to 1894 England

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"One of the pleasures of Experience Theatre’s production is that it transports us back to a time when his work was the toast of the town and the applause for [Oscar Wilde's] artistic genius seemed as if it would never stop."   
     - Linda Ferguson, Willamette Week

January 26 -  February 25, 2024

Fridays - Sundays  at the BM Lodge

4690 SW Watson Ave., Beaverton OR - MAP

An intimate production - only 45 people per show

Time travel to 1894 and visit an exquisitely decorated manor house, a beautiful English garden, and a bachelor's English flat in our immersive Oscar Wilde classic.

Experience Theatre Project’s 2023-2024 Season continues with a top-notch immersive production of Oscar Wilde’s endlessly entertaining comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest.  ETP's Artistic Director Alisa Stewart directs this timeless world classic, an unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph has called “the most perfect comedy in the English language.” 

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Coming June 8, 2024

The Barn - 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd - map

The Queen’s Feast is an interactive dining experience where guests can feel a part of a traditional Tudor feast with just a little dash of intrigue for the invited guests... are you a loyalist or a rebel? 

Join us as we celebrate the amazing Queen Elizabeth I, fresh off her speech to the troops in Tillbury.  Throughout the dinner, courses are presented theatrically, accompanied by a traditional madrigal song performed by a quartet of singers. Special guests like William Shakespeare will recite his latest sonnets, a harpist will strum away beautiful music of the time, and other exciting acts will take place for the pleasure of the court. But a sinister plot to unthrone the Queen is at hand. Will you help in the unseating or stand guard to protect the Crown? 

Purchase dining or non-dining option. 

Let's Exchange the Experience

Experience Theatre Project is an innovative, immersive theater company based in beautiful Beaverton, Oregon. We strive to create imaginative stories told in an innovative style. Our goal is to give you an experience, and a story that takes place all around you, not unlike a haunted house or a Disney experience. 

Our experiences take place in unconventional  spaces, such as a storefront, lodge, or winery.  We pride ourselves in bringing together small groups of audiences to experience our shows, from Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap to original adaptations of Oscar Wilde and F. Scott Fitzgerald. 

Check out our past events at our GALLERY page. 

We are extremely proud of the productions we have under our belts, and the amazing talent of the designers, performers, and crew who worked so hard to make such amazing art.

 

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For private events, please email alisa@experiencetp.org or call us at 503.568.1765. 

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