THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER
AN TAIN ARTS CENTRE, DUNDALK, IRELAND
DIRECTOR : ANNA SIMPSON
In a desperate bid to maintain his youthful beauty, and experience all the pleasures the world has to offer, Dorian unwittingly sells his soul and sets himself on a path of lavish debauchery and secret sin from which there may be no coming back…
125 years after it first scandalised the world Quintessence use striking physical theatre techniques to breathe vivid new life into Oscar Wilde’s only novel. Darkly witty, irreverent, playful and physically sensuous, this adaptation of a timeless tale of innocence lost and sold promises a slick visual feast reflective of Wilde’s own sumptuous language and questioning our obsessive modern idolisation of youth and beauty.