DORIAN: A Thrilling Tale of Beauty and Obsession
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The last date listed for DORIAN was Saturday May 17, 2014 / 8:00pm.
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Reviews & Ratings
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The combination of theatre and dance movements in the play combined with excellent performances by the lead actors, playing the part of Dorian and Basil, made for a fantastic evening. The cast was well-prepared for the promenade-style staging, and the audience seemed to adjust to it well. As performed at the first preview, the play is about 30 minutes too long. However, there is plenty of room to trim superfluous movement (especially that of the audience into the "VIP" section) without losing the power of the piece. Well done!
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Enjoyed the idea of the mounting of the play.Thought the "Club Atmosphere" concept as audience mingled about before the play set up a feeling of being part of the experience of the play's story line. Some of the choreographed arm positions and...continued
Quotes & Highlights
- “Dorian is lush, modern, sexy, and fun!”-Chicago Critic (Recommended)
- “Love scenes are elegantly expressed in fluid dance movements. [The show] pulsates with light, sound, color and movement.” – GapersBlock
- “With stunning video portraiture by Jeff Klapperich and a kick-ass, adrenaline-pumping score by Kevin O’Donnell, The Picture of Dorian Gray takes on a 2014 intensity … Vice never looked so nasty and so nice.” – Stage and Cinema
This show is recommended for age 16 or older.
Run Time: 2 hours, including an intermission.
About the Ticket Supplier: The House Theatre of Chicago
The House is an ensemble of multi-talented artists who work together to create new works of popular theatre. In The House, theatre, music, dance, magic, and spectacle combine to inspire imagination, breaking down the bariers between actors and audience, uniting the two in the joy of storytelling.