Stockard Channing to Star in Dublin Earnest

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Tony Award winner Stockard Channing, most recently on Broadway in the revival of Pal Joey, will play Lady Bracknell in an upcoming production of The Importance of Being Earnest in Dublin, Ireland.
Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing

The Oscar Wilde play will be presented by the Rough Magic Theatre Company, according to Variety. Performances will begin June 2.

Lynne Parker will direct the production, which will play Dublin's Gaiety Theater.

Stockard Channing won a Tony Award for her performance in Joe Egg; her numerous Broadway credits include Pal Joey, Two Gentlemen of Verona, No Hard Feelings, They're Playing Our Song, The Rink, The Golden Age, The House of Blue Leaves, Love Letters, Six Degrees of Separation, Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, The Little Foxes and The Lion in Winter. Also a star of film and television, the actress was awarded two Emmys at the 54th Annual Emmy Awards — a Supporting Actress (Drama Series) Emmy for her work as the country's First Lady on the NBC series "The West Wing," and a Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie trophy for her portrayal of Matthew Shepard's mother in the NBC movie "The Matthew Shepard Story."

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