‘Everything Is Going On Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde and Philadelphia’ Review

February 19, 2015 12:06 AM

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‘Everything Is Going On Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde and Philadelphia’ Review

The City of Brotherly Love is having an affair with Oscar Wilde. This historic bastion of Quakerism, the butt of jokes from the likes of W.C. Fields, has embraced the flamboyant gay spokesman for decadence, aestheticism, wit and suffering.

Earlier this month, Opera Philadelphia presented the East Coast premiere of Theodore Morrison’s “Oscar,” with David Daniels and William Burden. Simultaneously, the Walnut Street Theatre staged the premiere of Michael Whistler’s “Mickle Street,” about the famous 1882 visit paid by the 27-year-old Wil...

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