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Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray will never die

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  It may have been 130 years since Oscar Wilde’s classic novel The Picture of Dorian Gray was first published but the interest in never ever seems to dim.  Maybe Dorian’s obsession with his beauty never fading so that he agrees to sell his soul is what still resounds with us loudly. Definitely, Dorian pursuing … Continue reading



Oscar Wilde’s THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY gets a star studded production

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I was always taught, and always teach, that drama occurs in the present tense – that theatre’s most valuable asset as a mode of storytelling lay in its presentation of the here and now, a story unfolding before you. This production/adaptation of Wilde’s classic novel makes the bold decision to deliver a retrospective narration: Dorian … Continue reading



Rupert Everett’s new biopic on gay icon Oscar Wilde premieres at Berlinale

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Posted with permission from AFP Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a “Christ-like” figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement.  Everett penned, directed and starred in his years-long passion project about the flamboyant 19th-century Irish writer, “The Happy Prince“, … Continue reading



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