Brooklyn Academy of Music
"In order to not repeat the mistakes of the past, we have to understand it, to learn about it."
One of the most celebrated authors of his time, Oscar Wilde spent two years in jail for "gross indecency." When given the option to flee London or go into exile in Paris, he preferred waiting for the police while dining on lobster at the discreet Cadogan Hotel.
"The Hard Nut" puts an edgy, gender-bending spin on the classic story.