"De Profundis", theatrical premiere, 21, 22 & 23/8/2016
The Museum of Typography proudly presents -for the first time- the theatrical play "De Profundis", based on the homonymous novel by Oscar Wilde, August 21, 22 & 23 at 9:30 pm.
The theatrical play is inspired by the Museum of Typography and created especially for the Museum of Typography!
Translation, theatrical adaptation and direction by Athanasia Karagiannopoulou.
Interpretation by Nikos Nikas.
Pre-book your seats by calling 6977293283.
About "de profundis"
"love that dare not speak its name"
In 1895, the famous writer and poet Oscar Wilde was condemned in court because of his sexual choices. During his imprisonment he writes a letter to his lover and reason of his conviction, Alfred Douglas.
In 2016 a lawyer reviews Wilde's case, standing before the audience and requesting their own verdict.
Key element of defense, Wilde's letter, known under the title "De Profundis".