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Theater Spotlight: Get inside the mind of the great Oscar Wilde

| Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
Cecelia Riddett (in wheelchair then, from left) Arash Mokhtar, Valeri Mudek, Courtney Balan, J. Tucker Smith and Charlotte Booker in Pittsburgh Public Theater's 'The Humans.'
Michael Henninger
Cecelia Riddett (in wheelchair then, from left) Arash Mokhtar, Valeri Mudek, Courtney Balan, J. Tucker Smith and Charlotte Booker in Pittsburgh Public Theater's 'The Humans.'

‘In the Company of Oscar Wilde'

Pict Classic Theatre will examine the life and work of noted 19th century playwright Oscar Wilde with “Wilde at the Frick” — three different shows being staged at the Frick Art Museum in Point Breeze.

“In the Company of Oscar Wilde” is a U.S. premiere composed from the words and writings of Wilde himself; it will perform Dec. 6-10. Tickets are $39, $36 for seniors, $20 for students, $13 for 18 and under.

“The Trial of Oscar Wilde” re-creates the playwright's final cross-examination. It was written by his grandson Merlin Holland and will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, followed by a post-show discussion. Tickets for this event are $50.

“Oscar Wilde Fairy Tales,” a family-friendly reading of two of Wilde's famous fairy tales written for his sons, will take place at 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Tickets are $10.


On stage

“The Old Man and The Old Moon”: Through Dec. 3. Presented by City Theatre, Pittsburgh's South Side. $38. 412-431-2489 or

“The Humans”: Through Dec. 10. Presented by Pittsburgh Public Theater. O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh. $25-$65; $15.75 for students and ages 26 and younger. 412-316-1600 or

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