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INTIMATELY WILDE explores contemporary issues concerning art, equality and sexual politics through the unique lens of England's Victorian age. In the late 19th century, Oscar Wilde, famed poet and playwright, was the central figure in a turbulent love affair with the young and rebellious aristocrat Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas, and as a result was thrown into the center of three highly publicized trials during the height of the Victorian era in London. In the final hours of Wilde's imprisonment for "gross indecency", INTIMATELY WILDE examines the choices he made for honor, the destruction of his fragile egg-shell world, and the reality of what one will do when he becomes a "slave to love." But INTIMATELY WILDE is not a story of punishment or regret. Rather, it celebrates the force of Wilde's spirit and his determination to remain true to himself, his art and the two people he cherishes above all else: his wife and his lover.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Long Beach Playhouse, Los Angeles