Set Design “The Picture of Dorian Gray: A Restoration”.
Feix&Merlin Architects were commissioned to design the stage set for an ‘in-house’ dramatisation of the famous Oscar Wilde novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray”. The performance takes place within the different parts of a Greenwich townhouse owned by the director and founder of the theatre group The Alchemic Order, Samuel Orange.
It was as important to allow the audience to get submerged in the set as it was to immerse the audience in the plot, the experience will take the guests into the world of Dorian Gray, in close proximity to the performers, moving around the building and its garden in parallel with the development of the storyline, spying through a peephole, looking down on the action through a trap door, or observing scenes through the rear windows of the house.
The production returns this year for the third and final run from the 10th September to the 23rd December 2015.
Please click here for booking information and tickets.
And there’s more to see on the Alchemic Order website here!
Alan Greenhalgh, Shine Squad.
“Feix and Merlin have curated a magical world which pushes the boundaries of creative possibility, freeing the spectator to explore and delve deeper into the theatrical experience.”
“Set design by architects Feix&Merlin made smart use of interiors and exteriors, … utilising the space in such a way as to effectively transform the house into an integral character.”
“Passionate, inventive and most importantly, memorable.”
Remote Goat ★★★★★
“Nothing short of brilliant. Every cast member was utterly captivating. This is the best piece of theatre that I’ve seen in years.”
One Stop Arts★★★★
“A refreshingly unusual and well-executed production, fuelled by an intense engagement with the classic source material. This ambitious adaptation is executed with loving attention to detail and no small amount of flair.”
The Groundling ★★★★
“You’d be forgiven for wishing all theatre was done this way.”
Theatre Production Company: The Alchemic Order
A Townhouse in Greenwhich, London
Set Design Assistant
Melissa StClair, Francisca Rios & Ottavia Trama