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Thornton Wilder News

Date Of Birth:
April 17, 1897
Date Of Death:
December 07, 1975 (78)
Birth Place:
Madison, WI, USA
Gender:
Male
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Photo Flash: First Look at DMT's SKIN OF OUR TEETHPhoto Flash: First Look at DMT's SKIN OF OUR TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre is excited to announce the final show in our 2014-2015 Journeys Season: Thornton Wilder's vast absurd comedy about the human race: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH. (more...)

Andrea McArdle Stars in Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY, Opening TonightAndrea McArdle Stars in Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

She's back where she belongs! 'Hello Dolly' starring Andrea McArdle is at The Media Theatre tonight, April 22 to May 24. Andrea McArdle returns to the award-winning professional music theatre venue after winning accolades as 'Mame' two years ago. (more...)

THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Director Walter Meierjohann has announced the cast of the world premiere of The Funfair, the first HOME production in its brand new home at First Street in Manchester. An adaptation by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens of Ödon von Horvath's classic 1932 play Kasimir and Karoline, the production features a cast of 13 actors and actor-musicians. (more...)

DMT to Present Thornton Wilder's SKIN OF OUR TEETH, 5/21-6/14DMT to Present Thornton Wilder's SKIN OF OUR TEETH, 5/21-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre has announced the final show in our 2014-2015 Journeys Season: Thornton Wilder's vast absurd comedy about the human race: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH. (more...)

BWW Reviews: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA Marked by David Cromer's Magic TouchBWW Reviews: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA Marked by David Cromer's Magic Touch
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 12, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company presents William Inge's sixty-five year old classic American drama, but it is nowhere near ready to be retired. Under the direction of David Cromer, it is a first rate production with incisive writing, design realism, and honest, raw performances. (more...)

LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC to Run 4/15-5/10 at Rubicon TheatreLAST TRAIN TO NIBROC to Run 4/15-5/10 at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company has just announced the director and cast for LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC, Arlene Hutton's funny, touching portrait of two young people whose lives become entwined after a chance meeting on a train. (more...)

'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) announces the new 2015-2016 season 'REVELATIONS,' four compelling plays including two regional premieres and a new solo artists festival. (more...)

BWW Previews: Sturgeon Bay's Stage Door Theatre Company Presents Exceptional Summer Season AheadBWW Previews: Sturgeon Bay's Stage Door Theatre Company Presents Exceptional Summer Season Ahead
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 6, 2015

This winter to spring, Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) at Stage Door Theatre Company brought award-winning playwright David Mamet's Oleanna to Sturgeon Bay. A provocative, mercurial three act, no intermission play premiering in 1992, Mamet portrays two unlikely opponents in a battle over their futures--a struggling college student Carol trying to make the honor role to gain admitance into graduate school who asks for help from a professor seeking tenure after multiple years of serving the university, John. (more...)

Bluebarn Theatre to Launch OUR TOWN Photo ExhibitBluebarn Theatre to Launch OUR TOWN Photo Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

"OUR TOWN" Omaha Historic Photo Exhibit is an exhibit of photos from turn-of-the- century Omaha put together with the assistance of First National Bank and The Durham Museum Archives. The exhibit shows the everyday life of "OUR TOWN" Omaha from 1854-1915 the time at which the play "OUR TOWN" by Thornton Wilder is set. "OUR TOWN" will close out the BLUEBARN's 26th Season beginning May 7 running through June 7, 2015. (more...)

INTAR to Premiere Octavio Solis' SE LLAMA CRISTINA Off-Broadway TomorrowINTAR to Premiere Octavio Solis' SE LLAMA CRISTINA Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

INTAR continues its acclaimed 2014 - '15 season with the Off-Broadway premiere of Se Llama Cristina by Octavio Solis, beginning today, April 3rd, and continuing through May 3rd only. Opening Night is set for Monday, April 13th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Atlanta Shakespeare Company's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is a Devilish WhirlBWW Reviews: Atlanta Shakespeare Company's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is a Devilish Whirl
by Christie Fisher - Mar 31, 2015

As part of the spring season at The New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta Shakespeare Company opens with William Shakespeare's comedy, The Taming of the Shrew. As battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew is a great performance for the Shakespearean novice. (more...)

Andrea McArdle Set to Lead Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY! CastAndrea McArdle Set to Lead Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY! Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

She's back where she belongs! 'Hello Dolly' starring Andrea McArdle is at The Media Theatre April 22 to May 24. Andrea McArdle returns to the award-winning professional music theatre venue after winning accolades as 'Mame' two years ago. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Today for Barrow Street Theatre's THE FLICKTickets Go On Sale Today for Barrow Street Theatre's THE FLICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Tickets go on sale today (Monday, March 30) for playwright Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick. The production returns to Off-Broadway in May, directed once again by Sam Gold and featuring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher, and Aaron Clifton Moten, reprising their acclaimed performances. Previews begin Tuesday, May 5 for a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, August 30. Opening night is Thursday, May 28 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street, corner of Seventh Avenue). (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Host 'MOMENTS AND MINUTES' Spoken Word Festival, 4/17Long Wharf Theatre to Host 'MOMENTS AND MINUTES' Spoken Word Festival, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

When Kristianna Smith, Long Wharf Theatre's Interim Principal Teaching Artist, put out a call to local students to create performance pieces about things they found inspiring, she didn't quite know what to expect. (more...)

Casting Set for Beautiful Soup's Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland, Beginning 5/6Casting Set for Beautiful Soup's Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland, Beginning 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Following critically acclaimed workshop presentations, McCasland's plays will return to NYC in a month-long festival celebrating the young playwright. Together with The Clarion Theatre, they'll present six plays beginning on May 6th, 2015, with a company of actors performing in repertory. All of the plays focus on historical figures, including Laurette Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams, Gertrude Stein, Lillian Hellman and more. (more...)

Works by Duffy, Kraar & McCabe Set for 2015 'First Breath' Reading Series Next WeekWorks by Duffy, Kraar & McCabe Set for 2015 'First Breath' Reading Series Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

The Harold Clurman Playwrights Division, a program of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, has announced the line-up of the 2015 First Breath New Play Reading Series. New works by Mike Duffy, Adam Kraar and Dan McCabe will be featured during the week of March 23, 2015 in readings that are free and open to the public. (more...)

INTAR to Stage Off-Broadway Premiere of SE LLAMA CRISTINAINTAR to Stage Off-Broadway Premiere of SE LLAMA CRISTINA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

INTAR continues its acclaimed 2014 - '15 season with the Off-Broadway premiere of Se Llama Cristina by Octavio Solis, beginning April 3rd and continuing through May 3rd only. Opening Night is set for Monday, April 13th. (more...)

The Vagabond Players' 100th Season to Include THE NORMAL HEART, OUR TOWN & MoreThe Vagabond Players' 100th Season to Include THE NORMAL HEART, OUR TOWN & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

The Vagabond Players have announced its historic 100th consecutive season for 2015-16. The centennial season is made up of revivals of past successful Vagabond productions. The Vagabonds first opened in 1916 as a part of the Little Theatre Movement that was sweeping the country at the time. Whereas most of those theatres eventually closed or went dark for several seasons, The Vagabonds has produced a season for 100 consecutive years earning it the title: (more...)

Cat Parker Directs Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETHCat Parker Directs Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

The Articulate Theater Company stages The Skin of Our Teeth for a 21st Century Audience. (more...)

Temple Theaters to Present THE MATCHMAKER, Begin. 3/25Temple Theaters to Present THE MATCHMAKER, Begin. 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Temple Theaters concludes its 47th season with Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker, directed by Douglas C. Wager. The classic American play about the tipsy relationship love and money runs March 25 - April 4 in the Tomlinson Theater. With a wild romp through late 19th century New York, The Matchmaker proves that sometimes money can buy happiness. (more...)

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