WINDY CITY TIMES
||Bohemian Gets Indecent
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Bohemian Theatre Ensemble is presenting Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre Company July 27-Aug. 26 at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood.
In April 1895, Oscar Wilde brought a libel suit against the Marquess of Queensbury, the father of his youthful lover, who had publicly maligned him as a sodomite. In doing so, Wilde set in motion a series of events that would culminate in his ruin and imprisonment; the bewildered writer himself ended up on trial for acts of 'gross indecency' for a vision of art that outraged Victorian propriety. In this work, Kaufman turns the trials of Oscar Wilde into a human and intellectual drama.
Tickets are $20 each. Call 773-791-2393 or see www.bohotheatre.com .
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