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Performance

VenueChiswick Playhouse (formerly The Tabard Theatre)
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From21st October 2008
To15th November 2008
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Sat Mat 16:00
PricesFrom £14.00. To £14.00.
What is currently on at Chiswick Playhouse (formerly The Tabard Theatre) (V334)

The Picture of Dorian Gray

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A daring musical adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray transports Oscar Wilde's masterpiece into our own celebrity-obsessed, gossip-driven times - complete with shallow pop stars, sex-crazed artists and sleazy journalists. The Picture of Dorian Gray tells the story of one man
Author Oscar Wilde


Archive :: production:T01238462120, musical:S0732107757, venue:V334

Production details

Supported by Unity Theatre Trust. Co-produced with Kangaroo Court Theatre Company, this new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray updates the classic novella, incorporating new technology and an original musical score. One of the songs, entitled Take Me Baby, is a pastiche of a Britney Spears song. It is performed by a modern-day Sybil Vane who has been transformed in Kangaroo Court’s adaptation into a vacant pop-star. This is the first collaboration between Kangaroo Court - acclaimed new writing company behind Lady Chatterley’s Lover (Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Bush Hall, London in 2006) - and the resurgent Tabard Theatre in West London. The play has been written by a team of 18 - 30 year old writers under the supervision of Kangaroo Court’s Artistic Director Neil McCurley.

Company

Producer Alan Stacey (for Kangaroo Court)
Producer Pulling Focus Ltd (for the Tabard Theatre)
Producer Colin Hilton
Producer Fred Perry
Adapted by Kangaroo Court
Director Neil McCurley
Musical Director Martin Jones
Director Tim Stacey (assistant)
Performer Gary Richen (Henry Wooton)
Performer Chris Webster (Dorian Gray)
Performer Nicholas Thompson (Basil Hallward)
Performer Natalie Gray (Sybil Vane)
Performer Ben Parsons (Arthur Campbell)
Performer Megan Pugh
Performer David Templeman

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