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De Profundis: Oscar Wilde in Jail

Adapted By Gregory Prest
Original Music and Lyrics by Mike Ross and Sarah Wilson

Runtime is 95 minutes (no intermission)
On stage February 1 to February 23

De Profundis: Oscar Wilde in Jail


De Profundis: Oscar Wilde in Jail is a musical fantasy based on the letter Oscar Wilde wrote while incarcerated for two years at Reading Gaol, to his love Lord Alfred Douglas. The letter was written a page a day over a period of three months, collected at the end of each day, and handed over to Wilde on his release from prison. 

World Premiere


- Toronto Star


- Globe and Mail

Beguiling and utterly brilliant 

- Toronto Star

A tour-de-force performance by Damien Atkins

- Toronto Star

I'm sure Wilde himself would have approved

- Globe and Mail

Damien Atkins delivers a thrilling performance

- Our Theatre Voice

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