The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray
adapted by Robert Kauzlaric

Productions (6)
  • Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 2 f, 14 m (10-16 actors possible: 1-2 f, 9-14 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: Flexible.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-658-9

The Picture of Dorian Gray
adapted by Robert Kauzlaric

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Productions (6)
  • Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 2 f, 14 m (10-16 actors possible: 1-2 f, 9-14 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: Flexible.

A supernatural power grants Dorian Gray eternal youth and beauty. As the years pass and his outward form remains unmarred, his soul wallows in pride and sin, dragging the lives of everyone he touches into the depths of depravity. This new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's masterpiece explores the themes of obsession, influence and reckoning by viewing Dorian's story through the eyes of those most profoundly affected by him.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

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Play Details

A supernatural power grants Dorian Gray eternal youth and beauty. As the years pass and his outward form remains unmarred, his soul wallows in pride and sin, dragging the lives of everyone he touches into the depths of depravity. This new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's masterpiece explores the themes of obsession, influence and reckoning by viewing Dorian's story through the eyes of those most profoundly affected by him.

  • Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 2 f, 14 m (10-16 actors possible: 1-2 f, 9-14 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: Flexible.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-658-9

Published Reviews

"Enthralling... a crystal-clear, ideally-structured adaptation."

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

"Straight-up, fast-moving new adaptation..."

Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

"Robert Kauzlaric's fluid adaptation...becomes a mesmerizing and captivating horror story..."

Tom Williams, Chicagocritic.com

"Robert Kauzlaric masterfully adapts and condenses the novel, preserving Wilde's aphorisms and wit..."

Dan Zeff, Copley News Service

"Robert Kauzlaric's keenly adapted version of Wilde's only published novel... wisely employs older and younger voices of the men most rabidly influenced by Gray, allowing for the true heartache and degenerative nature of passion to clearly show in all its gestations."

Brian Kirst, Chicago Free Press

"A lavish and impressive rendering of an outstanding adaptation... an entertaining masterpiece... theatrically thrilling..."

Venus Zarris, Chicago Stage Review

"A brilliant, faithful adaptation of Oscar Wilde's late Victorian gothic horror novel... As an adaptation and as a unique work of art, this is a must-see event."

Colin Douglas, Centerstage

Production History

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NOV 18, 2016 - NOV 20, 2016
Society Of Dramatic Arts
Southfield, MI United States
Society Of Dramatic Arts Southfield, MI United States
OCT 31, 2015 - OCT 31, 2015
Lifeline Theatre
Chicago, IL United States
Lifeline Theatre Chicago, IL United States
MAR 27, 2014 - MAR 27, 2014
Victoria West High School
Victoria, TX United States
Victoria West High School Victoria, TX United States
NOV 18, 2011 - NOV 20, 2011
Michigan Youth Theater
Rochester, MI United States
Michigan Youth Theater Rochester, MI United States
OCT 24, 2009 - OCT 24, 2009
Arclight Repertory Theatre
San Jose, CA United States
Arclight Repertory Theatre San Jose, CA United States
SEP 12, 2008 - NOV 16, 2008
Lifeline Theatre
Chicago, IL United States
Lifeline Theatre Chicago, IL United States
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Production Group
Location
OCT 31, 2015 - OCT 31, 2015
Lifeline Theatre
Chicago, IL United States
Lifeline Theatre Chicago, IL United States
SEP 12, 2008 - NOV 16, 2008
Lifeline Theatre
Chicago, IL United States
Lifeline Theatre Chicago, IL United States

Awards (1)

Nominee, Best New Adaptation, Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards (2009)