Oscar Wilde solo show: "Work Is the Curse of the Drinking Classes." 70 minute long one act play. Fully staged. Minimal technical requirements. Suitable for small theaters; college, school, and community presenters; academic conferences; private parties.
"Work Is The Curse Of The Drinking Classes" is the award-winning fully staged and costumed solo-show based on the life and work of Oscar Wilde. Johnson Flucker plays the poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, and truth-teller who–penniless and near friendless–sits in a Parisian café contemplating his past, present, and prospects for a not-too-promising future.
Price Range: $750 and up
Gig Length: 70 - 70 minutes
What to Expect
"Work Is the Curse of the Drinking Classes" presents a nuanced view of Oscar Wilde drawing from a wide variety of his written work. His plays, reviews, essays, correspondence, poetry, and his novel are all represented.
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Additional Booking Notes
Technical requirements are minimal.
The play can be presented on stage with basic lighting or in a private home with room lighting.
It can also be presented in a classroom, exhibition space, or conference room with existing lighting.
The play is not amplified and is appropriate for audiences up to about 200.
Past Booked Events
|February 08, 2018 • 7:30pm - 8:45pm||WCDC @ Pequot Library; Southport, CT.|
Influences & Inspiration
Actors Micheál Mac Liammóir and Neil Titley (playwright of "Work Is the Curse of the Drinking Classes).
See Mac Liammóir's Oscar Wilde solo show, "The Importance of Being Oscar" here: <a href="https://www.gigsalad.com/external/redirect/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cueW91dHViZS5jb20vd2F0Y2g%2Fdj02emJqWXpmNEs3bw%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zbjYzf4K7o</a>
Generally no special equipment is required
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