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Promethean Theatre Ensemble has announced the cast and design team for the remount of Moisés Kaufman’s historical drama GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE.
Directed by Artistic Director Brian Pastor (who helmed the original 2016 production) GROSS INDECENCY will feature ensemble members Jamie Bragg, reprising her role as Oscar Wilde, alongside Cameron Feagin (Edward Carson and Narrator 5), Heather Kae Smith (Lord Alfred Douglas), Kevin Sheehan (Sir Edward Clark and others), Jared Dennis (Queensberry, Gill, Lockwood & Narrator 8) and Brendan Hutt (Narrator 1, George Bernard Shaw, Moisés Kaufman & Others). Guest artists include Jennifer Mickelson (Narrator 2, Atkins, Wright & Others), Kat Evans (Narrator 3, Parker, Harris & Others), and Johnard Washington (Narrator 4, Mayor, Marvin Taylor & Others).
The production team includes ensemble member Jeremiah Barr (set and properties designer), with Uriel Gomez (costume designer), Jonathan Guillen (sound designer and composer), Lyndsay Kane (movement coordinator), and Max Colvill (assistant director). Artistic Associate Catherine Gillespie will be the production’s dialect coach.
Kaufman’s play examines the persecution and prosecution of Wilde for his homosexuality in late 19th Century Britain. In Promethean’s production, Kaufman’s 1997 meta-theatrical play is structured with the cast serving as narrators who go on to assume the roles of the people in the story.
GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE runs February 15 through March 24 at Strawdog Theatre, 1809 W. Berenice. For more information visit prometheantheatre.org.