Oscar Wilde News

Date of Birth: October 16, 1854
Date of Death: November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
The Esoterics to Present Six Revolutionary Choral Works in AUDACIOR, 8/7-9The Esoterics to Present Six Revolutionary Choral Works in AUDACIOR, 8/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

In a program that celebrates brazenness, bravery, and bravado, The Esoterics will present six choral works inspired by revolutionaries, nonconformists, and those unafraid of speaking truth to power. (more...)

Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, to Narrate Janis Joplin DocumentaryChan Marshall, aka Cat Power, to Narrate Janis Joplin Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

It was revealed today that musician/singer/songwriter/actor Chan Marshall (also known as Cat Power)  will be the voice narrating the upcoming Janis Joplin documentary “Janis” from Academy Award-nominated director Amy Berg (“Deliver Us From Evil,” “West of Memphis”). The documentary will have its much anticipated World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival where it was just selected to screen out of competition. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORRORPhoto Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

For the fourth show in their 44th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the Central New York premiere of the new mystery/comedy 'Sherlock Holmes & the West End Horror' by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Anthony Dodge, adapted from the novel by Nicholas Meyer. Performances will run from July 29th - August 8th with evening performances at 7:30 PM. Matinees are available on July 31st, 4th, and 5th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

The Alden in McLean Sets 2015-16 Season of Comedy, Dance, Theatre, Magic and MoreThe Alden in McLean Sets 2015-16 Season of Comedy, Dance, Theatre, Magic and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Alden in McLean announces its upcoming season of national and international touring artists. Professional artists from the worlds of comedy, dance, theatre, music, jugging, children's theatre and more will visit the 383-seat performing arts venue located inside the Beltway and minutes from downtown DC. (more...)

Superior Suiting: The Indochino Experience, Part 1Superior Suiting: The Indochino Experience, Part 1
by Patrick Kennedy - Jul 27, 2015

A focus on suiting essentials and intelligently low-key customization makes Indochino's showroom options and online collection indispensable. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 26Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 26
by Audition Roundup - Jul 26, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 26, 2015. (more...)

CRT to Stage Regional Premiere of SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORRORCRT to Stage Regional Premiere of SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

For the fourth show in their 44th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the Central New York premiere of the new mystery/comedy "Sherlock Holmes & the West End Horror" by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Anthony Dodge, adapted from the novel by Nicholas Meyer. Performances will run from July 29th - August 8th with evening performances at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on July 31st, 4th, and 5th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

BOHEMIA Opens 9/10BOHEMIA Opens 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

From the duo who created last year's award-winning sell-out hit Seattle Vice comes a new cabaret about love, classical music, art nouveau, and absinthe. Bohemia is a new musical set in 1890s Prague that combines the music of Dvo?ak and Chopin, with art by Alphonse Mucha. Historic artists like Sarah Bernhardt, George Sand, and Oscar Wilde interweave with green fairies, aerial numbers, dance, burlesque, classical piano battles, comedy, and original songs. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/13/2015This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/13/2015
by - Jul 13, 2015

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/13/2015. (more...)

Titan Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature 'EARNEST,' 'CAESAR' & MoreTitan Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature 'EARNEST,' 'CAESAR' & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Titan Theatre Company announced today its highly anticipated 2015/16 season at their home as the "Company in Residence' at Queens Theatre in beautiful Flushing Meadows Park in Queens. (more...)

New Version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND, 'ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL' and More Set for Shaw Festival's 2016 SeasonNew Version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND, 'ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL' and More Set for Shaw Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com, along with Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and the Shaw Festival are pleased to announce the 2016 playbill. Marking the Festival's 55th season and the end of Maxwell's 14-year tenure, the 2016 line-up of 10 diverse productions includes works from the heart of the mandate, contemporary Shavian pieces and the world premieres of two commissioned works. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/6/2015This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/6/2015
by - Jul 6, 2015

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/6/2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/6/2015 - 'SPELLING BEE', The Muny's HOLIDAY INN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/6/2015 - 'SPELLING BEE', The Muny's HOLIDAY INN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 6, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The original cast of 'SPELLING BEE' reunites in concert, HOLIDAY INN begins at The Muny and more! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: NTI - A Launchpad to the Professional WorldBWW Exclusive: NTI - A Launchpad to the Professional World
by National Theater Institute - Jul 2, 2015

This summer, 25 alums have returned to the O'Neill. We speak with five of them about their experience both as a NTI student and as a member of the O'Neill's professional summer season! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens in the West EndReview Roundup: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens in the West End
by Review Roundups - Jul 1, 2015

Don't miss national treasure and Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's much loved masterpiece THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, which opens tonight, 1 July 2015 at the Vaudeville Theatre London. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastJustin Vivian Bond Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted the eighth episode, which features an in-depth conversation with Justin Vivian Bond. The show is available on iTunes here. (more...)

Dead Writers Theatre to Stage THE JUDAS KISS, 8/6-8Dead Writers Theatre to Stage THE JUDAS KISS, 8/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents four performances of the Oscar Wilde bio-play, The Judas Kiss, on August 6 through 8 at the Stage 773 Cabaret, 1225 West Belmont Avenue in honor of the recent Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. 'We want to celebrate through raising funds to support theater, yet we also want to remember those who came before,' says director Jim Schneider. 'Oscar Wilde was a founding father of the gay movement and this play encapsulates his sacrifice.' (more...)

Chester Theatre to Stage New England Premiere of HALCYON DAYS, 7/9-19Chester Theatre to Stage New England Premiere of HALCYON DAYS, 7/9-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Chester Theatre Company will present the New England Premiere of HALCYON DAYS, by acclaimed Irish playwright Deirdre Kinahan. Performances of the witty, touching comedy about reawakening to life's possibilities will run from July 9-19. (more...)

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