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Arts & Entertainment - April 12, 2013

Absolutely perfect fun

'Emma' creator has another hit at TheatreWorks with 'Earnest'

by Jeanie K. Smith

The TheatreWorks recipe for a successful new musical: Take one brilliant comedy that has withstood the test of time, toss in catchy tunes with charming and witty lyrics to match the script, and cast it with wonderful singer-actors perfectly suited to their roles. Add an inventive set and eye-popping period costumes, and voila: You'll have a thoroughly enjoyable evening's entertainment, and a hit show.

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