By Micheál MacLiammóir
A FUNDRAISING EVENT PERFORMED BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR TARIQ LESLIE
12:00 PM, SUNDAY AUGUST 11 AT THE HISTORIC ABERTHAU MANSION
A concise and entertaining one-man play centering on the life and works of Oscar Wilde, Micheál MacLiammóir captures all the romance and wit of Wilde's work and deals with the joys and terrible tragedies of his life with respect and sensitivity. A terrific "starter" for those being introduced to Wilde, and a wonderful supplement for anyone already smitten.
Micheál MacLiammóir launched his famous one-man show at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 1960 and, under the direction of Hilton Edwards, performed The Importance of Being Oscar throughout the world over the next fifteen years. When first published by the Dolmen Press in 1963, the critics acclaimed the text as "an outstandingly skilful and memorable tribute from one Irish artist to another" - Irish Press and "every bit as Wildeanly witty as Oscar at his best" - Irish Times.
Whether you are a long-time supporter or a first-time audience member, this fundraising event offers the perfect opportunity to experience immersion in the life of one of theatre’s most celebrated practitioners, while also meeting like-minded theatregoers and theatre artists.
This show-stopping performance from ETC’s founder and artistic director Tariq Leslie is an ideal primer for those being introduced to our repertory company, and a wonderful supplement for “anyone already smitten”.
We look forward to welcoming you for an evening of fun-raising and fund-raising!
ABERTHAU MANSION, 4397 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC
ETC does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org