When 'Jersey Shore' Meets Oscar Wilde

By Eleanor Barkhorn

As part of a promotion for a new revival of The Importance of Being Earnest, two Broadway actors have released YouTube videos featuring lines from Jersey Shore recited in the style of Oscar Wilde.

There are five videos in total, and this one is arguably the funniest, as it includes the line "If you leave, I'm going to stuff your nose with tampons!" delivered in a posh British accent:



Watch the rest of the videos at the PLAYBILLVIDEO YouTube channel.

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