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March 2019

Literary Parlor – Dr. Wortle’s School

March 10 @ 1:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$15

Join bibliophile, Kate Howe, as our Literary Parlor discusses Anthony Trollope’s fortieth book, Dr. Wortle’s School. The novel, set in the fictional 19th century British parish of Bowick,  revolves around Dr. Wortle’s Christian Seminary. Wortle hires Mr. and Mrs. Peacock, a respected English scholar and his American wife. The discovery that Mr. and Mrs. Peacock are not legally married scandalizes Bowick residents. Mrs. Peacock erroneously thought that her first husband, an abusive drunkard named Colonel Ferdinand Lefroy, was killed in America’s Civil…

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Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

In March 2019 the Mansion presents an adaptation of Wilde’s only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Victorian Theatre's Creative Director, Josh Hitchens, interprets the novel into a one-man play especially for the Mansion. Hitchens’ depiction of The Picture of Dorian Gray promises to be quite compelling. BUY TICKETS ONLINE    

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Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

In March 2019 the Mansion presents an adaptation of Wilde’s only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Victorian Theatre's Creative Director, Josh Hitchens, interprets the novel into a one-man play especially for the Mansion. Hitchens’ depiction of The Picture of Dorian Gray promises to be quite compelling. BUY TICKETS ONLINE

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Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

In March 2019 the Mansion presents an adaptation of Wilde’s only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Victorian Theatre's Creative Director, Josh Hitchens, interprets the novel into a one-man play especially for the Mansion. Hitchens’ depiction of The Picture of Dorian Gray promises to be quite compelling. BUY TICKETS ONLINE

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April 2019

Pysanky Workshop – Ukrainian Easter Eggs

April 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$40

Pysanky are the beautiful, elaborate, Easter eggs found in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditions. Learning this ancient technique for decorating Easter eggs is actually easy. Using a stylus called a kistka, we will write with melted beeswax onto the shell of a raw egg, then dip it into vibrant dyes. We will complete two different eggs in the workshop, and you will keep your kistka and wax to use at home. Join us to make your own little heirloom -…

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Oscar Gone Wilde – a lecture by Dr. Margaret D. Stetz

April 13 @ 2:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

There is no end to the global interest in Oscar Wilde’s life and writings. An explosion of biographies, critical studies, adaptations, exhibitions, operas, and films has continued to stoke that interest and to show us new facets of Wilde and his world. This lecture will present some of the highlights of recent works and raise the question, “Why Wilde–and why now?”

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The Importance of Being Earnest

April 26 @ 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

Filled with a cast of colorful characters and endlessly witty dialogue, The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s crowning comedic achievement. In this site specific staging at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, the audience will be immersed in a world of delightful farce where no one is exactly who they seem to be. One of the most popular plays of all time, this production will re-imagine Wilde’s hilarious “trivial comedy for serious people” for a contemporary audience of all ages.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

April 27 @ 2:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

Filled with a cast of colorful characters and endlessly witty dialogue, The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s crowning comedic achievement. In this site specific staging at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, the audience will be immersed in a world of delightful farce where no one is exactly who they seem to be. One of the most popular plays of all time, this production will reimagine Wilde’s hilarious “trivial comedy for serious people” for a contemporary audience of all ages.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

April 27 @ 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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Filled with a cast of colorful characters and endlessly witty dialogue, The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s crowning comedic achievement. In this site specific staging at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, the audience will be immersed in a world of delightful farce where no one is exactly who they seem to be. One of the most popular plays of all time, this production will reimagine Wilde’s hilarious “trivial comedy for serious people” for a contemporary audience of all ages.

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May 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

Filled with a cast of colorful characters and endlessly witty dialogue, The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s crowning comedic achievement. In this site specific staging at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, the audience will be immersed in a world of delightful farce where no one is exactly who they seem to be. One of the most popular plays of all time, this production will reimagine Wilde’s hilarious “trivial comedy for serious people” for a contemporary audience of all ages.

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