PHOTOS: The Three Trials Of Oscar Wilde’ Benefit at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College on October 5, 2015

October 6, 2015

AJ Calloway (L) interviews Michael Emerson during his visit to ‘Extra’ at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on August 31, 2015 in New York City.

October 6, 2015

Michael Emerson, Jonathan Groff, Sally Field and Michael C. Hall Lead Starry Reading of Play Banned in Russia

October 6, 2015


The Tectonic Theater Project will present a benefit reading of Moisés Kaufman’s Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, the award-winning play about Oscar Wilde and the trials for his “crime” of homosexuality that was banned by Russian government, Oct. 5 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater.

Earlier in 2015, Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Project were working with the Moscow New Drama Theatre and the U.S. State Department to produce a revival of Gross Indecency in Moscow. In the middle of pre-production, the Kremlin (the Russian government) blocked the revival because of the play’s LGBTQ content. In response to the cancellation, Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Project decided to produce a benefit reading in NYC to bring attention to the suppression of the rights of the LGBTQ community in Russia.

Kaufman will direct a cast that stars two-time Emmy Award winner Michael Emerson (“Lost,” “Person of Interest”) as Oscar Wilde. Emerson played the role of Wilde in the original production of Gross Indecency at the Minetta Lane Theatre in 1997.

Joining Emerson will be Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton, “Looking”) as Bosie, Academy Award winner Sally Field (“Norma Rae,” “Places In The Heart,” “Lincoln”), Golden Globe winner Michael C. Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, “Dexter”), Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce (Curtains, “Frasier”), Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner (Angels in America), Tony winner Judith Light (Other Desert Cities, “Transparent”), Emmy nominee Darren Criss (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, “Glee”), Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), David Burtka (It Shoulda Been You, “How I Met Your Mother”), Andy Mientus (Les Misérables, “Smash”), Jose Llana (The King And I, Here Lies Love), Will Carlyon (Cabaret) and Jake Shears (Bent, The Scissor Sisters).

The Gerald W. Lynch Theater is located at 524 W. 59th Street. Tickets range from $50-$1000, with sponsorship packages available, and can be purchased online at

Source: Playbill

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