Wilde Tales - Shaw Festival Theatre

Wilde Tales
Magical. Touching. Wildly imaginative. Four Oscar Wilde tales to delight your inner child.
Court House Theatre
June 8 - October 7
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Oscar Wilde’s genius never blazed more brightly than in The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Remarkable Rocket, and The Selfish Giant. In these tales, created to delight and inspire the child in each of us, he conjures a fantastical world in which statues, birds and even fireworks have the power of eloquent speech. And yet, in the end, his stories are about the most human things of all: kindness, loss, and love.

Calling all children! We want you not only to see Wilde Tales but to make it happen. Sign up in advance for the pre-show workshop with actors that helps create the magic on stage, and your whole family will see and hear your work. For ages 6 to 12. Workshop begins 60 minutes before each performance at the Court House Theatre. $20. Book by calling the Box Office at 1.800.511.7429.

Technical Credits
Stories for Young and Old by Oscar Wilde
Adapted for the stage by Kate Hennig
Director Christine Brubaker
Set and costume design Jennifer Goodman
Lighting design Siobhán Sleath
Original music and sound design John Gzowski
Puppet consultation Mike Petersen
Dramaturg Joanna Falck
Approximate run time
55 minutes
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Shaw Acting Camp
Make new friends and create a new play. Kids will have a ‘Wilde’ time strengthening their acting skills to create their own original play. Classes held at Robertson Hall in St Catharines.
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Teen Workshop: Story Theatre
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Collaborative and fast-paced - bring a story to life as you take on multiple roles and use simple props and costumes to create an exciting theatrical piece. All you need is your imagination and sense of play! Includes ticket to Wilde Tales.
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