Oscar Wilde
03/26/2017 at 21:25. Facebook
This season Odyssey Opera has been featuring a series of operas and operettas inspired by Wilde, musical works based both on what he wrote and on who he was.

With 'Wilde Opera Nights,' Odyssey Opera Celebrates The Master Of The One-Liner

Oscar Wilde
03/25/2017 at 19:51. Facebook
A NEW co-production by Bruiser Theatre Company and the MAC will see an all-male cast performing Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest for a three-week run this Spring.

Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest gets an all-male musical makeover in Belfast

Oscar Wilde
03/25/2017 at 07:38. Facebook
The British actor describes his biopic 'The Happy Prince' as "a road movie" of Wilde's "journey from prison to the grave."

Rupert Everett on His Directorial Debut, Oscar Wilde as a "Christ Figure" for the Gay Community

An Oscar Wilde farce to be staged in Belfast's Metropolitan Arts Centre with men playing the male and female roles has been criticised by one theater-goer as "like something from L

Belfast's Mac Theatre dragged into 'anti-gay' row over its take on classic Oscar Wilde play

Odyssey Opera’s “Wilde Opera Nights 2017” opens with the comedic masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, set by one of the 20th-century’s master film composers, Mario Castelnuevo-Tedesco. The famous romp comes to life in full staging with music that pokes as much fun at the opera world as Osca

Some Things Wilde

“It is all of our responsibilities to stand up and be authentic and be visible and fight for people who are striving to find a way in this world.”

How Oscar Wilde Inspired Zachary Quinto to Speak Out On Transgender Bathroom Ban

Oscar Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan: A Play About a Good Woman" opened at the St James's Theatre in London on this day in 1892.

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
―Lord Darlington from "Lady Windermere's Fan" (Act III)
"Amor Intellectualis" by Oscar Wilde

Oft have we trod the vales of Castaly
And heard sweet notes of sylvan music blown
From antique reeds to common folk unknown:
And often launched our bark upon that sea
Which the nine Muses hold in empery,
And ploughed free furrows through the wave and foam,
Nor spread reluctant sail for more safe home
Till we had freighted well our argosy.
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Philadelphia find casts new light on Oscar’s guilt over Isola’s early death 150 years ago this month, which plagued him and influenced his writing

Oscar Wilde and the sister’s death that haunted his life and work

Today is the 122nd anniversary of the first opening of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest".
"The Ballad of Reading Gaol" was published 119 years ago on this day in 1898.
Three days later, the actress will learn if she has won an Academy Award for her nuanced performance in 'Loving.'

Ruth Negga to Be Honored at the Oscar Wilde Awards (Exclusive)

"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."
― Oscar Wilde

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Famed Irish playwright Oscar Wilde, along with 75,000 other gay men convicted under an abolished sex offences law, has been pardoned by the Queen.

Legendary Irishman Oscar Wilde among thousands of gay men pardoned by new Turing’s Law

Deft direction made the 1925 silent film adaptation of the Oscar Wilde comedy a delight for the eyes, if not the ears

Flashback: Lady Windermere’s Fan – Ernst Lubitsch’s 1925 adaptation of Oscar Wilde comedy

There is a thrilling majesty to Oscar Wilde’s tormented tour de force written as he prepared for release from Reading jail

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 52 – De Profundis by Oscar Wilde (1905)

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto is to be honoured by J.J. Abrams at the Oscar Wilde Awards next month (Feb17).

Zachary Quinto to be feted by J.J. Abrams at Oscar Wilde Awards

"We caught the tread of dancing feet,
We loitered down the moonlit street,
And stopped beneath the harlot's house."
--from "The Harlot's House" by Oscar Wilde
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"In this sumptuous and perceptive biography, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde emerges yet again as a 'natural imposter,' espousing 'art for art's sake' in the 1890s, successful playwright and novelist, bristling with wit, assaulting conventional Victorian proprieties, celebrating the Greek body over the Christian soul, a pagan hedonism over Christian duty, reveling in paradoxes and upended turns...
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Book review: A richly detailed look at Oscar Wilde