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The Importance of Being Earnest: SIUC, 2000

Once Algy's room was facing upstage during the intermission scene change, the peacock panels of his flat were removed, revealing the Act III conservatory of Jackís country estate. Behind these panels we concealed leaded glass doors and windows, wall hangings, and shelves filled with books, scientific instruments and historical artifacts necessary for Miss Prismís rigorous curriculum for Cecily's education. This allowed us to continue the show without intermission between Acts II and III by simply spinning the set a vista revealing Cecily and Gwendolyn spying on Jack and Algy through a telescope.