Friday, August 19

Tag: Classic Spring Theatre Company

The Importance of Being an Ideal Oscar Wilde Fan
Culture & Literature, Theatre & Performance

The Importance of Being an Ideal Oscar Wilde Fan

Dominic Dromgoole, having been artistic director of The Globe 2005 – 2008, founded his own company, Classic Spring Theatre Company, and decided for its inaugural season to pay respect and honour to the great playwright and public figure Oscar Wilde. For a whole year, the public is treated to performances of four of his plays, A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windemere’s Fan, An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest, several shorter runs of a dramatized versions of his children’s fairy-tales, including The Selfish Giant, as well as several talks by, amongst others, Stephen Fry. Truly something for everyone, for all ages and all levels of knowing and loving Wilde. Watching any performance as part of the season in the stunning and intimate Vaudeville Theatre feels like watching a...