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The Picture of Dorian Gray

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Gavin Kostick 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Oscar Wilde 

  • Author Notes

    An adaptation of Oscar Wilde's original novel.

  • Setting

    The play takes place in the memory of Dorian Gray. Twenty years have passed between Acts 1 and 2.

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic moral fable in which the eponymous Dorian Gray attempts to create eternal youth by storing a portrait of himself in the attic, which ages while he remains unnaturally youthful. As the portrait becomes increasingly distorted by the marks of sin, Dorian Gray is finally confronted with the horrible reality and is faced to accept a devastating moral judgement.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Victor David Heap
James Vane Simon O'Gorman
Lord Henry Wotton Stephen Brennan (1)
Lord Fermor Tom Hickey
Alan Campbell Des Cave
Basil Hallward Robert O'Mahoney
Dorian Gray William Oxborrow
Parker David O'Brien
Reflection Jennifer O'Dea
The Duchess of Monmouth Sinead O'Carroll
Production Team  
Director Alan Stanford
Designer Bruno Schwengl
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Movement Director Cindy Cummings
Production Manager Rupert Murray
Production Manager Steve Hodgkinson
Stage Director Michael Higgins(1)
Assistant Stage Manager Leo McKenna
Assistant Stage Manager Breege Walters
Set Construction Liam Pawley
Set Construction Arena Construction
Wardrobe Supervisor Joy Gleeson
Costume Construction Jacqueline Kobler
Costume Construction Janet O'Leary
Chief Electrician Michael Wright
Prop Maker Anne Layde
Tailor Denis Darcy
Tailor Louis Copeland
Tailor Des Leech
Photography Chris Hill
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Wigs by Val Sherlock
Company Director Michael Colgan (1)
Company Deputy Director Marie Rooney
Company Deputy Director Anne Clarke

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.