Through March 21st, the Washington Stage Guild is performing in Oscar Wilde's Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, in which his lordship, receiving the news that he is destined to commit a murder, decides to get it out of the way immediately. Go here for the Washington Post review; here to read W. B. Yeats's review of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories (1891).
About the image: Oscar Wilde, ca. 1882. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division