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A Man Of No Importance


“A Man of No Importance" tells the story of a Dublin bus conductor named Alfie, whose hero is Oscar Wilde, whose hobby is staging amateur theatricals and whose nickname for the handsome young driver of his bus is "Bosie." Since Bosie was also Wilde's pet name for his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, one could be excused for concluding that Alfie was gay. It tells the story of an amateur theatre group in Dublin and their leader, who is determined to stage a version of Salome at his church, despite the objections of church authorities.But the time is the early 1960s, when such clues were not easily seen in Ireland, and Alfie's sister confidently waits for him to find "the right girl," even though he is close to 60 and not exactly looking for her.

Indie women productions is staging A Man of No Importance in March of this year at The Gladstone Theatre.



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 3.28MB - Duration: 14:20 m (32 kbps 22050 Hz)

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