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Date Of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date Of Death:
November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place:
Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
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Oscar Wilde News

Date of Birth: October 16, 1854
Date of Death: November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Composition Contest Winner Martin Hennessy to Debut Opera THE YOUNG KING at UMDComposition Contest Winner Martin Hennessy to Debut Opera THE YOUNG KING at UMD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American composer and pianist Martin Hennessy will debut his new opera, a musical adaption of Oscar Wilde's 'The Young King,' in a staged reading on February 10, 2017 at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. The son to a family of goat herders, a young boy is found to be heir to the kingdom. Riches and luxury are laid at his feet, but at what cost are they to others? The opera addresses universal questions of wealth and income inequality. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Tribute Patti LuPone, Michael Bennett and More in 2017THE MEETING* to Tribute Patti LuPone, Michael Bennett and More in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - has announced the themes of the Winter/Spring 2017 season. (more...)

BWW Review: Audiences at Crown City Theatre Are JUST WILD ABOUT HARRYBWW Review: Audiences at Crown City Theatre Are JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY
by Don Grigware - Jan 9, 2017

Think the zaniness of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest and Brandon Thomas' Charlie's Aunt and then those crazy American stage musical parodies like Little Mary Sunshine and The Boy Friend, and you've nailed the nonstop comical antics of  I'm Just Wild About Harry adapted by Gary Lamb and William A. Reilly at Crown City Theatre in NoHo. With slick direction and choreography from Lisaun Whittingham and a superior cast, this musical is perfect holiday entertainment. (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Show World Premiere of CHARLEY'S AUNT '66Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Show World Premiere of CHARLEY'S AUNT '66
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2016-2017 37th Season continues with the World Premiere of a wonderfully silly farce: CHARLEY'S AUNT '66, freely adapted by Scott Munson from Brandon Thomas' classicCharley's Aunt. CHARLEY'S AUNT '66 will have 15 performances, including one preview, February 9 through March 5, 2017, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA.  Tickets are $10-$29, and are available through the Box Office at (510) 881-6777 or online at www.dmtonline.org. (more...)

Actors Co-op Present the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of 33 VARIATIONSActors Co-op Present the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of 33 VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of 33 VARIATIONS by Moises Kaufman, choreography by Michelle Parrish and directed by Thomas James O'Leary (Next to Normal).  33 VARIATIONS will preview on Thursday, February 9 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 10 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 19 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Katherine Rundell's LIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI to Make U.S. Debt at 4th Street TheatreKatherine Rundell's LIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI to Make U.S. Debt at 4th Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation is thrilled to announce the US premiere of the critically-acclaimed LIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI, written by Katherine Rundell, based on Hector Hugh Munro (Saki), and directed by Jessica Lazar. (more...)

Four Humors to Bring THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to the Southern TheaterFour Humors to Bring THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to the Southern Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, written by Oscar Wilde, will run for 10 shows only, February 17-25, 2017, performed by Four Humors at the Southern Theater. (more...)

Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris and Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Project Shaw's CANDIDABlair Brown, Michael Cerveris and Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Project Shaw's CANDIDA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicks off its 12th Season when it presents its 121st concert presentation with Shaw's 1895 legendary comedy Candida on Monday, February 13 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

2016 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed2016 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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J. Smith Cameron, Paxton Whitehead, AJ Shively, Talene Monahon to Headline Project Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION in JanuaryJ. Smith Cameron, Paxton Whitehead, AJ Shively, Talene Monahon to Headline Project Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicks off its 12th Season when it presents its 120th concert presentation with Shaw's 1893 comedy Mrs. Warren's Profession on Monday, January 16 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of INFORMED CONSENTLantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of INFORMED CONSENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Lantern Theater Company kicks off the new year with the Philadelphia premiere of Informed Consent by acclaimed playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. (more...)

Theatre Lab's SALOME Will Play The Recently Restored Hoxton HallTheatre Lab's SALOME Will Play The Recently Restored Hoxton Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

"Salome, Salome, dance for me!" (more...)

PlayMakers to Present Workshops of DE PROFUNDIS This JanuaryPlayMakers to Present Workshops of DE PROFUNDIS This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present a workshop production of"De Profundis," an original work being developed and directed by explosive theatre-makers Brian Mertes and Jim Findlay. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Erin Markey, and More Join THE MEETING* HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!Justin Vivian Bond, Erin Markey, and More Join THE MEETING* HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, December 18 with the 8th Annual Holiday Spectacular! with two different shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic's Larry Rachleff To Conduct Schubert's UNFINISHED, 1/21Rhode Island Philharmonic's Larry Rachleff To Conduct Schubert's UNFINISHED, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Larry Rachleff welcome cellist Alban Gerhardt back to The VETS for a program of Haydn's Second Cello Concerto along with Schubert's immortal "Unfinished" 8th Symphony and two favorites by Richard Strauss: "Dance of the Seven Veils" fromSalome and Der Rosenkavalier: Suite.  (more...)

Nellie McKay to Headline THE MEETING*'s 8th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!Nellie McKay to Headline THE MEETING*'s 8th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, December 18 with the 8th Annual Holiday Spectacular! with two different shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

BWW Review: Racette Strips to Essentials as Opera's Ultimate Mean Girl, SALOME, at the MetBWW Review: Racette Strips to Essentials as Opera's Ultimate Mean Girl, SALOME, at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 13, 2016

Despite some fine singing from soprano Patricia Racette (who also went the Full Monty in the title role), the Met's revival of Richard Strauss's SALOME was a little tame--something that it should never be. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's WILDE TALESPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's WILDE TALES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its tradition of holiday classics for the whole family with Oscar Wilde's Wilde Tales. Celebrated up-and-coming experimental director Jeremy Bloom adapts and directs this amalgamation of short stories. Wilde Tales begins performances on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, December 10 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

American Repertory Theater to Stage TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMENAmerican Repertory Theater to Stage TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women, written by Paul Lucas and directed by Jo Bonney. Performances begin on Thursday, January 19 and run through Sunday, February 5 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge. (more...)

CATCO Announces Appointment of New ApprenticesCATCO Announces Appointment of New Apprentices
by Amanda Etchison - Dec 5, 2016

Five new faces are joining the CATCO family for the 2016-17 season. The Columbus-based professional Equity theater company announced via press release the appointment of five new apprentices, many of whom hail from Ohio universities. (more...)

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