Tony and Academy Award nominee Lynn Redgrave portrays the formidable Lady Bracknell in Center Theatre Group's presentation of "The Importance of Being Earnest," Oscar Wilde's comic farce about strained morals, mistaken identities and romantic desire, directed by Sir Peter Hall. Also in the cast of this new Theatre Royal Bath/Peter Hall Company production are Miriam Margolyes and Terence Rigby.
"The Importance of Being Earnest," Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Opens 8 p.m. Wednesday. $20 to $75. (213) 628-2772. www.CenterTheatreGroup.org
* Runs 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Exceptions: 2 p.m. only, Feb. 5, 19 and March 5; 2 and 8 p.m. on Feb. 2, 16 and March 2. Ends March 5.