Enjoy Theatre & Afternoon Tea at Borris House – What A Treat!

A unique opportunity to experience Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray over Afternoon Tea in the unique setting of Borris House
April 26, 2011 - PRLog -- Wonderland Production’s theatrical adaptation of Wilde’s classic novella, The Picture of Dorian Gray, has played to great acclaim countrywide following its two previously sold-out runs at Bewleys’ James Joyce Room on Grafton Street.  In partnership with The George Bernard Shaw Theatre it will now tour to Carlow, taking place at Borris House & Gardens on May 8th.
Decadent Victorian London; the socialite Lord Henry Wotton seduces the beautifully boyish Dorian Gray into a hedonistic life of indulgence, murder and excess.  Unlike Lord Henry, Dorian never ages, for he has made a Faustian pact with Basil Hallward’s portrait of him, that he will remain forever young whilst his picture charts his decline into sin and ultimate self-destruction.
The Picture of Dorian Gray moves from drawing room comedy to Gothic horror and is a compelling and hugely entertaining theatrical event. It is directed by Alice Coghlan whose previous credits for Wonderland include Gulliver’s Travels, La Locandiera, I Pagliacci, and Life Shop Till You Drop! and it features Gate Theatre regulars Michael James Ford and Michael Winder, alongside Simon Coury, a veteran of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
All tickets include a decadent Afternoon Tea that Oscar would approve of.

Date & Time: Sunday, May 8th at 4.00 pm
Venue: Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow
Ticket Price: €27.50 – including a decadent afternoon tea Oscar would approve of!
Booking:  GB Shaw Theatre Box Office on 059 917 2400 or online www.gbshawtheatre.ie

“An exquisite adaptation” The Sunday Times
“Flawlessly executed, commanding performances”  The Dubliner
“Prepare to be enthralled by this” Dublin City FM
“Wonderland rekindles Wilde’s fascinating idea” The Irish Times
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