Next week’s awards ceremony will feature a conversation among Hausmann, playwright Sarah Ruhl, and the author’s nephew, Tappan Wilder.
In Louisville, the informal Church of Grover’s Corners has been reading and relishing ‘Our Town’ aloud every other month for a few years now.
Boston’s Suffolk University will present the entire set of Wilder’s ‘Sins’ one-acts for the first time in one program.
‘Our Town’ is not wasted on the young, and fatness onstage should be embraced in all its implications.
Thornton Wilder’s 80-year-old play offers something more than comforting nostalgia in a troubled American moment.
The writer’s estate collaborates in the second such gathering, which will fete Paula Vogel and feature talks by Will Eno and Gordon Edelstein.
A review of ‘The Enthusiast: A Life of Thornton Wilder,’ by Gilbert A. Harrison, Ticknor & Fields, New York, NY. 403 pp, $19.95 cloth.