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Arts & Entertainment - July 26, 2013

A confident comedy machine

Stanford Summer Theater's take on Oscar Wilde classic is spot-on

by Chad Jones

Earlier this year, TheatreWorks attempted to go Oscar Wilde one better by turning his "The Importance of Being Earnest" into a musical set in the swinging London of the mid-1960s. The results weren't awful, and much of the play's genius still shone through the middling music.

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