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‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ runs Oct. 27-Nov. 1

"The Importance of Being Earnest" begins Oct. 27.

JACKSON, Tenn.Oct. 18, 2011 – Union University’s theater department will present the Oscar Wilde comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oct. 27-Nov. 1 in the W.D. Powell Theatre.

In the play, young Jack Worthing and his good friend Algernon find themselves in a ridiculous situation after their fiancées learn they are coincidentally engaged to the same man.

The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. each night, with the exception of the performance on Sunday, Oct. 30, which will begin at 2:30 p.m. In addition, a late show will be presented at 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 28.

General admission tickets to the show are $7 and are available at the theater’s box office. Tickets for Union students, faculty and staff are $3.

For more information, call (731) 661-5287 or (731) 661-5105.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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Union University Announcement for March 5

Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day classes canceled.

A decision on evening classes at Jackson and Germantown will be made by noon on Thursday. Hendersonville evening classes are canceled.

The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.

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