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DetailsThe only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself
What happens when our deepest secrets are finally revealed? Dublin bus conductor Alfie Byrne is content reading Oscar Wilde poetry to his passengers and staging plays in his local church. But when forced to confront a lifelong secret, Alfie must learn to face his true nature and finally take a stand in the world. With a powerful story, loveable characters and a stunning score, A Man of No Importance celebrates the genius of Oscar Wilde, the boisterous streets of Dublin, and the bumps along the road to self-discovery.Performers Mark Meadows (Alfie), Fra Fee (Robbie), Laura Pitt-Pulford, Christopher Talman, Susannah Van Den Berg, Angela Bain, Esther Biddle, Richard Emerson, Samuel Martin, Robert Maskell, Mia Soteriou, Roy Weskin.
Music Stephen Flaherty. Lyrics Lynn Ahrens. Book by Terrence McNally. Producer Salisbury Playhouse. Director Gareth Machin. Design Matthew Wright. Music Kate Edgar (musical supervisor and arrangements). Lighting Peter Hunter. Sound Alex Twiselton.
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