Oscar Wilde News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date Of Death:
November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place:
Dublin, IRELAND
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Date of Birth: October 16, 1854
Date of Death: November 30, 1900 (46)

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Theatre of NOTE Presents the World Premiere of DRIVING WILDETheatre of NOTE Presents the World Premiere of DRIVING WILDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2019 season with the world premiere of DRIVING WILDE by Jacqueline Wright, directed by Bart DeLorenzo.  DRIVING WILDE will preview Friday and Saturday, August 16 and August 17 at 8pm, and will open on August 22 at 8pm and run through September 21 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood.     (more...)

FST Presents The Regional Premiere Of THE COTTAGEFST Presents The Regional Premiere Of THE COTTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the regional premiere of Sandy Rustin's The Cottage, a ridiculous-and potentially murderous-comedy about the ins and outs of marriage and infidelity. (more...)

All Or Nothing Repertory Theatre Company Presents MY OTHER SELF: THE EVOLUTION OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD IIIAll Or Nothing Repertory Theatre Company Presents MY OTHER SELF: THE EVOLUTION OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

MY OTHER SELF: THE EVOLUTION OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD III comes to The Cockpit Theatre, Monday 19th - Friday 23rd August at 7pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Pear Theatre's 2019-20 season opens in August with 'An Ideal Husband,' a searing comedy of virtue and moral inflexibility. Directed by Jenny Hollingworth, 'An Ideal Husband' previews on August 22, with press and Opening Night on Friday, August 23, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays through September 15. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Season 3 Of BRASS Podcast to Feature New Northwest Cast MembersSeason 3 Of BRASS Podcast to Feature New Northwest Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

The ongoing alternate-history podcast BRASS premieres its third season this month. Recorded in Seattle, Washington and featuring a veteran cast of Pacific Northwest talent, the series follows the adventures of a quartet of Victorian science geniuses and their ongoing battle against a criminal mastermind known only as the Crime Minister. (more...)

Arts Management Veteran Marcus L. Overton Passes Away At Age 75Arts Management Veteran Marcus L. Overton Passes Away At Age 75
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Marcus L. Overton, a passionate and colorful 54-year veteran of the performing arts management world as well as an actor, director, writer, teacher, scholar, linguist and Emmy-award winning radio and TV host, died at age 75 on June 9 in San Diego after a long battle with kidney failure. He is survived by his husband Raymond A. Fluta. Overton left instructions that his ashes were to be taken to Paris, a city he visited yearly, and scattered on the graves of Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Marcel Proust and Francois Poulenc. (more...)

BWW Previews: VICTORIAN LOONEY TUNES IN THE FORM OF THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Carrollwood Players TheatreBWW Previews: VICTORIAN LOONEY TUNES IN THE FORM OF THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Carrollwood Players Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jul 10, 2019

Coming to stage at Carrollwood Players Theatre is Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest on July 12 through August 3. Recognized as his most beloved and best known play, the playwright lampoons the rigid Victorian society in which he lived. If you are looking for a serious drama, this is definitely not a somber theatrical work. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Will Present Justin Sayre's RAVENSWOOD MANORCelebration Theatre Will Present Justin Sayre's RAVENSWOOD MANOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Celebration Theatre, the nation's longest running LGBTQ theatre, will produce Justin Sayre's Ravenswood Manor, A Camp-Horror-Soap-Opera in October 2019, for a six-week run. Directed by Tom DeTrinis and Jessica Hanna, Ravenswood Manor is an episodic theatrical event with a new episode of the ever-unfolding adventure premiering each of the six-week run. (more...)

Tour Dates Announced For Classic Spring's A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCETour Dates Announced For Classic Spring's A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siecle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde's marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice. (more...)

Meet The Cast Of The 2019 New York Theater Summerfest's  RUNNING: A NEW PLAYMeet The Cast Of The 2019 New York Theater Summerfest's RUNNING: A NEW PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019

Casting has been set for award-winning playwright and creatorhostproducer of Your Program Is Your Ticket Sean Chandler's new play Running: A New Play featured in the upcoming 2019 New York Theater Festival's Summerfest. (more...)

Kazakhstan's ASTANA BALLET Makes UK Debut at the Linbury TheatreKazakhstan's ASTANA BALLET Makes UK Debut at the Linbury Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019

Kazakhstan's leading ballet company, the exciting ASTANA BALLET, is to make its UK debut with three performances at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, on September 12th, 13th, and 14th. (more...)

BroadwayHD Heats Up With Dazzling New July Slate Including HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCHBroadwayHD Heats Up With Dazzling New July Slate Including HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

'Everybody Say Yeah' because this month BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is gearing up to add more electrifying performances including the record-breaking Broadway and West End hit, Kinky Boots.  The Tony-Award winning Kinky Boots, from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, which was filmed at London's Adelphi Theater last year, will be arriving on the service on July 15th.  (more...)

Nutty Comedy CHARLEY'S AUNT Plays The Roxy Regional Theatre This MonthNutty Comedy CHARLEY'S AUNT Plays The Roxy Regional Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Fans of Oscar Wilde's comedies and the British sitcom Fawlty Towers -- and those who simply love to laugh -- will not want to miss the latest entertainment offering coming to the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

En el libro Iniciación a José Emilio Pacheco, el ensayista y crítico español Luis Antonio de Villena ofrece un recorrido por la obra del poeta, novelista y traductor mexicano, con particular acento en su poesía, “de la más importante y brillante que se ha hecho en castellano”, comentó el autor durante la presentación del volumen en la Sala Adamo Boari del Palacio de Bellas Artes. (more...)

BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (VICTORIAN OPERA) at The Playhouse, Melbourne Arts CentreBWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (VICTORIAN OPERA) at The Playhouse, Melbourne Arts Centre
by David Pearson - Jul 1, 2019

This musical-comedy of manners, with the dialogue and wit reminiscent of Oscar Wilde remains one of the most cherished and sophisticated musicals (more...)

CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY Will Embark on South African TourCONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY Will Embark on South African Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Following a hit international tour, Steven Fales' off-Broadway sensation CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY comes to the National Arts Festival followed by a run at Alexander Bar in Cape Town. (more...)

VISITING MR. GREEN Comes to MoscowVISITING MR. GREEN Comes to Moscow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2019

In defiance of Russia's 2013 law against gay 'propaganda', the Chekhov International Theatre Festival will present three performances of Jeff Baron's play Visiting Mr. Green in Moscow, July 1-3, 2019. (more...)

ACT presents Joan Didion's THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKINGACT presents Joan Didion's THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

A Contemporary Theatre announces its summer production of The Year of Magical Thinking written by acclaimed reporter, essayist, and literary icon, Joan Didion. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A Spotlight on Immersive/Experiential ShowsBWW Exclusive: A Spotlight on Immersive/Experiential Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Since the beginning of time, mankind has used theatre as a way to escape. Whether it be from the stress of work, the absurdity of the news cycle, or the monotony of everyday life, from a seat on the aisle, your troubles can disappear at the theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: GROSS INDECENCY at Slipstream Theatre Initiative Embraces Creativity Through Imaginative Production DesignBWW Review: GROSS INDECENCY at Slipstream Theatre Initiative Embraces Creativity Through Imaginative Production Design
by Stefani Chudnow - Jun 20, 2019

Slipstream Theatre Initiative has done it yet again. Since their run of On The Exhale finished last month, you can now see their next production until June 30th, a play entitled Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde. (more...)

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