A Woman of No Importance

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A WOMAN OF

NO IMPORTANCE


A PLAY

BY

OSCAR WILDE



AUTHORISED EDITION


THE MUSSON BOOK COMPANY, LTD.
TORONTO

JOHN W. LUCE & CO.
BOSTON

All rights reserved
John W. Luce & Co.

TO

GLADYS

COUNTESS DE GREY

THE PERSONS OF THE PLAY

LORD ILLINGWORTH
SIR JOHN PONTEFRACT
LORD ALFRED RUFFORD
MR. KELVIL, M.P.
THE VEN. ARCHDEACON DAUBENY, D.D.
GERALD ARBUTHNOT
FARQUHAR, Butler
FRANCIS, Footman

LADY HUNSTANTON
LADY CAROLINE PONTEFRACT
LADY STUTFIELD
MRS. ALLONBY
MISS HESTER WORSLEY
ALICE, Maid
MRS. ARBUTHNOT

THE SCENES OF THE PLAY

Act I. The Terrace at Hunstanton Chase.
Act II. The Drawing-room at Hunstanton Chase.
Act III. The Hall at Hunstanton Chase.
Act IV. Sitting-room in Mrs. Arbuthnot's House at Wrockley.
Time: The Present.
Place: The Shires.

The action of the play takes place within twenty-four hours.

LONDON: HAYMARKET THEATRE

Lessee and Manager: Mr. H. Beerbohm Tree
April 19th, 1893

Lord Illingworth Mr. Tree.
Sir John Pontefract Mr. E. Holman Clark.
Lord Alfred Rufford Mr. Ernest Lawford.
Mr. Kelvil, M.P. Mr. Charles Allan.
The Ven. Archdeacon Daubeny, D.D. Mr. Kemble.
Gerald Arbuthnot Mr. Terry.
Farquhar (Butler) Mr. Hay.
Francis (Footman) Mr. Montague.
 
Lady Hunstanton Miss Rose Leclercq.
Lady Caroline Pontefract Miss Le Thière.
Lady Stutfield Miss Blanche Horlock.
Mrs. Allonby Mrs. Tree.
Miss Hester Worsley Miss Julia Neilson.
Alice (Maid) Miss Kelly.
Mrs. Arbuthnot Mrs. Bernard-Beere.