Oscar Wilde News

 
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
Photo Flash: TheaterLab presents LAST DITCH PLAYLISTPhoto Flash: TheaterLab presents LAST DITCH PLAYLIST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

LAST DITCH PLAYLIST, a new play by Brad Baron, who is also featured in the production along with Ross McCorkell, Amy Stringer and Dontonio Demarco will be presented on August 17, 18 and 19 (Thursday - Saturday) at 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday, August 20 at 2:00 p.m. at Theaterlab, located at 357 West 36th Street, 3rd floor, between 8th and 9th Avenues. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/975828.  (more...)

Stripped Scripts to Premiere Kieron Barry's TOMORROW IN THE BATTLE at Theater 511Stripped Scripts to Premiere Kieron Barry's TOMORROW IN THE BATTLE at Theater 511
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Stripped Scripts (with Executive Producer Greg Schaffert) will present the NYC Premiere of Kieron Barry's Tomorrow in the Battle, directed by Tana Sirois at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue), October 11-28. (more...)

Playwright Launches New Theatre Podcast YOUR PROGRAM IS YOUR TICKETPlaywright Launches New Theatre Podcast YOUR PROGRAM IS YOUR TICKET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Award-winning playwright Sean Chandler takes you behind the scenes in his new podcast Your Program Is Your Ticket. The podcast features interviews with a wide range of artists from the New York theatre community (indie theatre to Broadway) and will also showcase nationwide and international talent. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project to Hold Youth Repertory Company AuditionsNew Hampshire Theatre Project to Hold Youth Repertory Company Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Are you serious about learning the craft of theatre?  Are you searching for more-in-depth training? Would you like to learn a variety of acting techniques, and also have opportunities to study directing, script analysis, theatre history, stage management, technical theatre, educational drama and design?  Then NHTP's Youth Repertory Company is for you! (more...)

Peninsula Players to Offer Pre-Show Seminar on Oscar WildePeninsula Players to Offer Pre-Show Seminar on Oscar Wilde
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" will host scholar Christopher Chan, August 18 at 6:30 p.m for a pre-show seminar. Dr. Chan will speak on Oscar Wilde's life and works, including his short story which inspired the play. Tickets to performances are available, admission to the pre-show seminar is free.  (more...)

International Actresses Star in AlphaNYC's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTInternational Actresses Star in AlphaNYC's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Brazilian TV actress Paula Berwanger and Australian actress Isabel Kruse star as the lead ladies in AlphaNYC Theater Company's production of Oscar Wilde's classic the Importance of Being Earnest. (more...)

Hale Theatre Opens New Season with a Spectacular MusicalHale Theatre Opens New Season with a Spectacular Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert opens its 2017-2018 season on August 25th with the spectacular Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The endearing Bible story tells the epic saga of Joseph, the favorite son of Jacob in the Book of Genesis. Joseph is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams and given a coat of many colors. Unfortunately, he is the object of severe envy to his brothers who plot to kill him, but end up selling him into slavery instead. (more...)

LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME Opens 8/16 at Peninsula Players TheatreLORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME Opens 8/16 at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

???????Lord Arthur, a pillar of Victorian society, is about to marry the lovely Sybil Merton, his childhood sweetheart, and is deliriously happy at the start of Peninsula Players Theatre's forthcoming comedy, "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime," by Constance Cox, based on a story by Oscar Wilde.  Laughter will fill the theater-in-a-garden August 16 through September 3 while Lord Arthur takes the stage with his muddled murder attempts.   (more...)

Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with AutismCast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens The Gamm's 33rd SeasonTHE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens The Gamm's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) opens it 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde's masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, a Trivial Comedy for Serious People. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. Longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier will direct a cast that includes Tony Award nominee Forrest McClendon as Ira Aldridge, with David Bardeen, Damon Bonetti, Liz Filios, Adam Hammet, David Pica, Ebony Pullum, and Lauren Sowa. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This SummerMelissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater's Bay Street Under the Stars series presents FREE concert readings of plays and musicals in Mashashimuet Park every summer. This year, Bay Street will present Kiss Me, Kate with a book by Bella and Sam Spewack and music and lyrics by Cole Porter, on August 25 & 26 at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: A FLORENTINE TRAGEDY Concludes Inaugural Opera in the City FestivalPhoto Flash: A FLORENTINE TRAGEDY Concludes Inaugural Opera in the City Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The opera explores the erotic triangle of a woman, her husband and her lover. In this psychological thriller, their explosive encounter soon becomes a cat-and-mouse game. When the tension erupts into violence, there can only be one winner. (more...)

PICT Classic Theatre Announces 2017-2018  SeasonPICT Classic Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

PICT Classic Theatre announces its 2017-2018 Season, with a focus on classic authors William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, and Charlotte Bronte, in new performance venues in Crafton, Oakland, and Point Breeze. (more...)

Theatre Inamorata Presents the World Premiere of GRAYTheatre Inamorata Presents the World Premiere of GRAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

From September 20th to October 1st, 2017, Theatre Inamorata lures us into the opulent and sensual world of contemporary art to present the World Premiere of Gray. (more...)

THE UNFLINCHING GAZE Exhibition Comes to BRAGTHE UNFLINCHING GAZE Exhibition Comes to BRAG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Two hundred photos and videos by sixty two leading LGBTI artists (twenty four Australian and thirty eight international) will be exhibited at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) from Saturday 14 October until Sunday 3 December 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cade Peirce on the Utah Premiere of ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAYBWW Interview: Cade Peirce on the Utah Premiere of ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 7, 2017

West Side Theatre Company will present a summer theatrical event for the entire family with the Utah premiere of the Kennedy Center's ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY. Adults and children of all ages will equally enjoy a night filled with fun, music, and laughter as they experience this musical from the author of the popular book. A company of exceptional local performers will bring the beloved story to life at the SilverLake Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 12 and Monday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for just $8 ($5 for children 12 and under). For more information, please visit www.westsidetheatreco.org. Cade Peirce, who plays the title character, gave BroadwayWorld the inside scoop on the show. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage TheaterComplete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

WILDE ABOUT WHITMAN Gets Reading at Catskill's Bridge Street TheatreWILDE ABOUT WHITMAN Gets Reading at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

Go behind closed doors as a young Oscar Wilde gets more than he bargained for when he meets his idol, the legendary Walt Whitman, in a new play by David Simpatico, being given a reading by A Howl of Playwrights at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre on Saturday evening August 19th. (more...)

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