The Judas Kiss

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571284733.00000030
Acts: 2. Scenes: 4. Roles: Male (6) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Oscar Wilde's philosophy leads him on a path to destruction. The Judas Kiss describes two pivotal moments: the day Wilde decides to stay in England and face imprisonment, and the night when the lover for whom he risked everything betrays him.

With a burning sense of outrage, David Hare presents the consequences of an uncompromisingly moral position in a world defined by fear and conformity.

The Judas Kiss was first presented by the Almeida Theatre Company at the Playhouse Theatre, London, in March 1998.

From David Hare Plays 3

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Faber and Faber

David Hare

ISBN: 9780571241132

Series: Faber Drama

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