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Oscar Wilde

Date of Death: November 30, 1900 (46)

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND

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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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Storyhouse Unveils Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Lineup For 2024

Storyhouse has revealed its summer lineup for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Justin Elizabeth Sayre's New Solo Play MY BEATNIK YOUTH: A SOLO RIFF to Debut at La MaMa

La MaMa Experimental Theatre will welcome playwright and performer Justin Elizabeth Sayre back to the revitalized Club Space with their new work, My Beatnik Youth: A Solo Riff. Learn about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Video: New Trailer For LA Opera's HIGHWAY 1, USA & THE DWARF Double Bill

Get a first look at an all-new trailer for LA Opera's new production of an operatic double bill featuring William Grant Still's Highway 1, USA along with Alexander Zemlinsky's The Dwarf. 

Giles Terera and Michael Benz Complete the Cast of POWER OF SAIL at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced that Giles Terera and Michael Benz join the cast of the European première of Paul Grellong's Power of Sail, directed by Dominic Dromgoole. Performances run 20 March – 12 May.

Review: AN HONEST APOLOGY Premieres at FreeFall Stage

Being the first to review a new work is always a pleasure, particularly when that work is as engaging as James Van Eaton’s An Honest Apology. This play is a mixture of Oscar Wilde and Jane Austen, full of witticisms and satire directed towards those who are concerned with their place in high society. In addition, exaggerated affectations and hilariously shallow characters make this an intriguing period piece about learning humility and grace.

Review: THE DUCHESS OF PADUA, The Space

Edward Lambert's Duchess of Padua is packed full with stunning music that brings Oscar Wilde's early melodramatic epic of love and revenge to life.

GROUNDED by Jeanine Tesori to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 2024�"25 Season

The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled the 2024–25 season lineup. Learn about the operas being presented and see how to purchase tickets.

Video: Maestro James Conlon's on LA Opera's THE DWARF

LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon explores 'The Dwarf' - the story, its history, and of course, the music. Watch this all-new video to learn even more about this stunning opera.

Rialto Chatter: Could THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Starring Sarah Snook Transfer to Broadway in 2025?

Will The Picture of Dorian Gray starring Sarah Snook transfer to Broadway in 2025?

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 19, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 19, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION to be Presented as Part of Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW

Mrs. Warren’s Profession by George Bernard Shaw will kick-off Gingold Theatrical Group's 19th season of Project Shaw.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING OSCAR Comes to Reading Rep in May

Reading Rep Theatre and Original Theatre have announced that they will bring Micheál Mac Liammóir’s renowned play, The Importance of Being Oscar, back to the stage with a new production running at Reading Rep Theatre from 23 May - 8 June.

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Sarah Snook in THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY?

Kip Williams' adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray has now opened in London's West End, running until 11 May. This ground-breaking production delivers an explosive interplay of live performance and video in an astonishing collision of form. So what did the critics think?

Middlebury Community Players Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE!

Tickets Now on Sale for VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE! A wickedly funny play about family, hope, and the choices we make in life!

Video: Director Kaneza Schaal on Staging HIGHWAY 1, USA at LA Opera

Watch as director Kaneza Schaal talks about about LA Opera's new production of William Grant Still's Highway 1, USA performing  as the first part of an operatic double bill with Alexander Zemlinsky's The Dwarf. Feb. 24 to Mar. 17.

Cast Set For POWER OF SAIL at the Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced casting the European première of Paul Grellong’s Power of Sail. Performances run 20 March – 12 May.

Interview: James Van Eaton Talks about His New Play, AN HONEST APOLOGY, at FreeFall Stage

Sacramento is brimming with new works in theatre this month, and one play that I am particularly looking forward to is by former Sacramento-based playwright James Van Eaton. The premiere of his Oscar Wilde-inspired An Honest Apology will be performed at FreeFall Stage beginning with their annual Valentine’s Day Dessert on February 14th. BroadwayWorld spoke to James about feminism, video games, and all things Wilde.

Good Theater to Present A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Beginning This Month

Good Theater will present A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, with music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and a book by Terrence McNally, based on the 1994 Albert Finney film of the same title. Learn more about the production here!

Interview: Jonathan Corkal-Astorga of DE PROFUNDIS at Soulpepper

BroadwayWorld spoke to Jonathan Corkal-Astorga about Soulpepper's production of DE PROFUNDIS, a new musical based on the letter Oscar Wilde wrote to his former lover while imprisoned in Reading Gaol.

Sierra Boggess and Josh Grisetti to Star in INUNDATED Developmental Readings

The York Theatre Company will present developmental readings of InunDATED, A New Musical. See who is starring, and learn more about the production here.

Oscar Wilde FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Oscar Wilde has written 18 shows including Lady Windermere's Fan (Playwright), Mr. and Mrs. Daventry (Playwright), The Importance of Being Earnest (Playwright), A Woman of No Importance (Playwright), After the Ball (Source Material), The Happy Prince (Author), The Birthday of the Infanta (Author), Ernest in Love (Source Material), A Wilde Evening With Shaw (Material), Salome / Chinese Coffee (Playwright), An Ideal Husband (Playwright), Dorian (Source Material), Dorian (Source Material), Salome: The Reading (Playwright), Dorian (Source Material), The Young King (Author), Wilde Creatures (Author), The Selfish Giant (Source Material).

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