The Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde
Directed and Adapted by Alisa Stewart
January 18 - February 10
Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm
The Beaverton Masonic Lodge, 4690 SW Watson Ave
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
It is 1890 in Victorian London, England. A radiantly handsome, impressionable, and wealthy young man is painted by a local London artist. A Faustian pledge to the devil to stay always as young as his portrait begins his dark pursuit of personal pleasure above all else. Led by the charming talk and famous wit of Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian becomes obsessed with beauty, youth, pleasure, and the importance of immediacy. And as the rest of the world ages, Dorian stays youthful. But his portrait, covered in secret in his dark attic, shows his true age, and the horrific result of his terrible transgressions that include a savagely cruel, cold-blooded murder and even more gruesome cover-up.
This beautiful, immersive production was presented in promenade fashion, where audiences moved from scene to scene, following actors and scene changes that transported them through time and place, from a pleasant social affair to a dark, smoky opium den.
THIS PRODUCTION MADE POSSIBLE BY A GRANT FROM
THE REGIONAL ARTS & CULTURE COUNCIL
AND RONNI LACROUTE
"This is a truly immersive production. Nothing like I've ever experienced before." - Ronni L.
"That was amazing. I've never seen such a production like this before." - Melissa B.
It was so good, I think I'm going to see it again. - John M.
"Wow! Just wow!" - Evelyn A.
CAST: Katherine Grant-Suttie, Walter Petryk, Amber Bogdewicz, Leslie Spitznagel, Emma Whiteside, Diana LoVerso, Steve Marshall, Ryan Pfeiffer, and Jeremy Gardels
Stage Manager: Annie Bosworth-Foley
Set Designer: Tyler Buswell
Costume Designer: Alana Wight
Lighting Designer: Dug Martell
Hair & Make-up Designer: Jessa Lowe
Props Designer: Nicole D'Amico
Sound Designer: Alisa Stewart
Dialect Assistance: Walter Petryk
Assistant Stage Manager: Jessi Marlow