HDA's "Earnest" Delivers Epic Performances & Laughs

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the Hopkins Drama Association's production of The Importance of Being Earnest!

Directed by Mike Calderone, the cast expertly presented the classic play by Oscar Wilde, delivering "saucy Victorian humor" with impressive British accents. The small, but mighty, cast had the audience in stitches with their witty delivery, and perfectly timed throwing of muffins.

Three performances were held at the Woodbridge Club, Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27.

Click here to browse all photos from the Wednesday April 24 dress rehearsal. Photos by Johnathon Henninger.

Hopkins Drama Association 2024 Presents
The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Michael Calderone

CAST (In order of appearance)
Lane, Manservant – Connor Tomasulo ’24
Algernon Moncrieff – Asher Joseph ’25
John Worthing, J.P – Silas Webb ’24
Lady Bracknell – Tai Candelario ’26
Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax – Rose Robertson ’24
Miss Prism, Governess – Shriya Sakalkale ’24
Cecily Cardew – Bea Vassilev ’27
Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D – Andrew Benjamin ’24
Marrimen, Butler – Benjamin Kruger ’26
Service Ensemble:
Erika Berliner ’27, Michael Mfuko ’27, Vincent Sze ’27,
Alice Valente ’27, Anjali van Bladel ’27, Ashvin van Bladel ’27

The Technical Crew
Production Stage Manager – Grace Zhang ’25
Assistant Stage Managers-  Joy Kim ’25, Cora Turk-Thomas ’26, Sophia Dossantos ’27
Costumes – Cait Phipps ’24, Sonia Berliner ’24, Victoria Fan ’27, Ayana Godbole ’27, Laila Rivera Good ’27
Sound – Alicia Cheng ’25
Lights – Jaden Lee ’25, Saisha Ghai ’27
Props – Leila Abate ’27, Molly Calderone ’27
Box Office/House Manager – Jesse Piazza ’25
Poster & Program Art – Jesse Piazza ’25
Stage Manager Mentor – Beyla Ridky ’24
Asst. Director/Asst. Producer – Leila Hyder ’24
Lighting Design by James Burnett
Costume Design by Laura Feist-Roche
Sound Design by Nicholas Moran
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