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Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

on the Evjue Stage

By Moisés Kaufman

Directed by Steve Noll

November 7 - 22, 2014 on the Evjue Stage

In 1895, the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of Oscar Wilde’s young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, left a card at Wilde’s club accusing him of being a “posing sodomite.”  Wilde sued him for libel.  Thus began a series of events which led to Wilde’s trials for “gross indecency.”  Moisés Kaufman’s critically acclaimed off-Bway hit uses court transcripts, personal correspondence, interviews and other source materials to recreate the tragic fall of the once-reigning wit of London, Oscar Wilde.  

Performances, November 7 - November 22, 2014

Cast

Oscar Wilde......................................Dennis Yadon
Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas............Ben Seidensticker
The Marquess of Queensbury..........Edric Johnson
Edward Carson.................................Jason Compton
Sir Edward Clarke............................Erik Andrus
Narrator 1........................................Benjamin Fritz
Narrator 2........................................Akshat Woodhouse Sharma
Narrator 3........................................Sean K Donohue
Narrator 4........................................Francisco Torres
The Judge.........................................Calvin Bruce

"MTG's production …, to put it simply, is enchanting, heart breaking, and explores the innermost soul of a man taken too soon from this world."

- Amanda Finn, Broadway World Online

"Dennis Yadon makes for a convincing Wilde, with his shaggy black wig, green boutonniere and purple-sequined cravat. [Director Steve] Noll has suggested that Wilde may have been the first person to be famous simply for being famous, and Yadon’s performance incorporates and capitalizes on that. His Wilde is clearly aware of his celebrity status." 

- Aaron R. Conklin, Madison Magazine

 

Gross Indecency TRAILER from Rob Matsushita on Vimeo.