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Selfie

Closed November 28, 2014

"There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about."

Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Why See Selfie?

In the second of it's annual West End rep seasons, the National Youth Theatre present Selfie, a curious adaptation of Oscar Wilde's tale of narcissism, jealously and conceit, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

In the age of rampant social media and self-curating, the selfie is an important new emergence, enabling people to project their fantasy lives onto reality. In this updated version of the classic novel that questions aesthetic values from playwright Peter Morris and NYT Artistic Director Paul Roseby, the blend of reality and fantasy is explored within the landscape of the virtual age.

At the Ambassadors Theatre from September 17th, this is sure to be an interesting and fresh take on the well loved tale.

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Dates

Opening night: 17 September 2014

Run time

Two hours and five minutes, with 15 minute interval.

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Cast

Eleanor Bryans
Grace Chilton
Adam Deane
Sophie Dyke
Sam Hevicon
Kate Kennedy
Ayten Manyera
Fabian McCallum
Jeremy Neumark Jones
Iqra Rizwan
Ragevan Vasan
Zoe Walshe
Stuart Wilde
Temi Wilkey
Dominic Wood

Creative

Written by Peter Morris
Directed by Paul Roseby
Assistant Director Alice Knight

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