"A dark tale of hubris, lust, and self-destruction . as told by a man who famously fell prey to those same impulses in his own life. Oscar Wilde wrote his original interpretation of the Biblical story of SalomE in French, and the play was so controversial that no theatre in England would produce it for nearly four decades. Includes a conversation with director Michael Hackett and Wilde scholar David Rodes. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production starring: Rosalind Ayres as Herodias James Marsters as Iokanaan Andre Sogliuzzo as The Young Syrian and others Kate Steele as SalomE John Vickery as Herod Matthew Wolf as Page of Herodias and others Music by Djivan Gasparyan and Lian Ensemble. Directed by Michael Hackett. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience."
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by Oscar Wilde
by Oscar Casares
by Fran Wilde
by Jim Butcher
by Lori Wilde, Janet Dailey, Allyson Charles, Stacey Keith
by Rei Kimura
"Cast members find every nuance of emotion as they dramatize passion, innocence, obligation, and madness in this Wilde production. Kate Steele gives a tour-de-force performance as the beautiful and sensual SalomŽ, who demands the head of John the Baptist as payment for her dancing the Dance of the Seven Veils for her cruel stepfather, King Herod. The production features a top-notch cast and an original score. First performed in French in 1896 and banned in England for almost 40 years, WildeÕs lyrical and evocative play is a feast for the ears. Every word deserves careful listening. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine"
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