May 29th – June 23rd
The world premiere of acclaimed playwright Rob Johnston’s electric and scathing reworking of Wilde’s masterpiece of narcissism and the thirst for power played to enthralled audiences and press alike,
London, 2005, Dorian Gray -power-broker, banker, beautiful and loveless -has been given the inside information on the deal-of-deals, one to make him more powerful and more dangerous than ever.
But his portrait tells the real story and it hangs for all to see as one by one those closest to him pay the price for his lust for power and immortality.
“A resounding triumph” The Daily Express
“Pradelska’s honey tones entrance and she holds the audience in the palm of her hand throughout ” Female Arts
“Johnston has given us a Dorian who provides a universal, philosophical model for the relationship between humanity, art and commerce ” One Stop Arts
“This is one that Wilde would be proud to know he inspired.” DIVA Magazine
“Laura Pradelska (from HBO’s Games Of Thrones) is both intense and mesmerising…she commands the stage…you cannot keep your eyes off her.” Bargain Theatre
“A thrilling and chilling gothic piece brought to life by a diverse and talented cast – not to miss!” Everything Theatre
Winner of the Kings Cross Award For New Writing, 2011, Johnston has been hailed by critics across the UK for his original and uncompromising voice.
This was Second Skin Theatre’s second collaboration with Rob and featured three of Second Skin Theatre’s resident actors, including Game of Thrones star Laura Pradelska.
CAST: Eloise Black, George Collie, Toby Liszt, Laura Pradelska
Location: White Rabbit Theatre, 125 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0UH
Tickets Website: http://apictureofdoriangray.eventbrite.co.uk/
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