In the rarely performed "Salome," Oscar Wilde explodes a Biblical footnote into a surreal moonscape of alienated passion. More…
Pouring his own doomed desires into the imprisoned prophet Iokanaan, the mercurial princess Salome, and even the vulgar paranoid Herod Antipas, "Salome" is a prophecy of social destruction, a parable of what nightmares erupt when we demonize desire, criminalize otherness, and look but never see.
See it if you would like to experience a stellar production of a beautiful, notorious play not often performed.
Don't see it if you are in the mood for a kitchen sink drama: this is poetic, biblical, reaches for the moon—& actually catches it!
See it if You’re looking for an abstract, visceral, physical rendition of Oscar Wilde’s play. Theres much vigor and passion.
Don't see it if You really wanted to see a revival of a golden age musical. Or if you don’t like nudity ..or swearing ..or political commentary.