CMU School of Drama

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

'Gross Indecency': Cast with women, true story of Oscar Wilde searches for new meaning

Chicago Tribune: An actor portraying Oscar Wilde doesn't have to look like him for the performance to work, but it can help, and Chicago performer Jamie Bragg does resemble him to a degree. We know this because there is no shortage of photographs of Wilde; he might be one of the most recognizable literary faces of the Victorian era because of it. While the rest of late 19th century London society was busy buttoning up tight, there was Wilde, happily posing for the Victorian equivalent of selfies.

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