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Thornton Wilder

Date of Death: December 07, 1975 (78)

Birth Place: Madison, WI, USA

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Thornton Wilder STAGE CREDITS

Stage Manager [Replacement]


Source Material
Source Material
Source Material

Thornton Wilder Movies

[1934]We Live Again writer

[1940]Our Town writer

[1943]Shadow of a Doubt writer

[1958]The Matchmaker writer

[1990]Gahim 2: Hurgada writer

[2012]Our Town VCHS 2012 writer

Thornton Wilder Awards and Nominations

The Pulitzer Prize - 1943 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Thornton Wilder, The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder Videos

Thornton Wilder News

André Bishop Will Step Down as Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater

Bishop has served as Producing Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater since July 2013, and first joined the organization as Artistic Director in January 1992.  His departure in June 2025 will coincide with the close of Lincoln Center Theater’s 40th anniversary season.

Listen: Jaime Lozano & The Familia's New Album SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT VOL. 2 Out Now

Concord Theatricals Recordings has released Songs By An Immigrant Vol. 2, the highly anticipated sophomore album by Jaime Lozano & The Familia, on streaming and digital platforms worldwide.

HELLO DOLLY Opens WPA Season In Greensburg

Westmoreland Performing Art's Professional Theatre Company will present the Jerry Herman Musical Theatre Classic 'Hello Dolly' this month. Get all of the event and ticketing information here!

Stevie Walker-Webb Appointed Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage

Baltimore Center Stage has announced that Tony Award-nominated and Obie Award winning director Stevie Walker-Webb will join the company as Artistic Director. Learn more about when Walker-Webb will take over the role here!

MJ The Musical & More Lead Chicago's September 2023 Top Picks

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Out top picks in Chicago for September 2023 include MJ, The Color Purple, Rock of Ages and more!

Fort Salem Theater Unveils Spectacular 2024 Season Lineup: A Theatrical Extravaganza Awaits!

Fort Salem Theater has announced its highly anticipated 2024 season, offering an exceptional array of performances that promise to captivate audiences and bring unforgettable theatrical experiences to the community.

Video: Watch India Carney Sing 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' From New Rodgers & Hammerstein EP

Discover the latest collaboration between The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization and stories, as they release a new EP featuring beloved musical theater classics. Stream the timeless tunes on your favorite platforms now.

HB Playwrights Theatre Performs a Scene From NEW YEAR'S DAY (SAE HAE) by Youlim Nam

New Year's Day (Sae Hae), a full-length play written by Youlim Nam, is set to showcase a reprisal of one of its scenes at the HB Playwrights Theatre as part of The Independent Study Project Lab on August 20th, 2023 at 3 pm.

Concord Theatricals Launches SIX: TEEN EDITION for U.S. Schools

Discover the latest announcement from Concord Theatricals as they bring the highly acclaimed 'Six: Teen Edition' to schools across the United States. Dive into the captivating world of this sensational musical adaptation and find out how students can now experience the magic right in their classrooms.

48th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Winners Revealed

Discover the winning plays from the 48th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. Find out which plays were chosen as winners in this highly anticipated festival. Get a glimpse of the exceptional talent showcased in this year's event.

Contraband Theatre To Present World Premiere Of SEE YOU IN A MINUTE A New Play By Jacob Juntunen

Contraband Theatre is producing the new play, See You in a Minute by local playwright, Jacob Juntunen, at The Chapel (6238 Alexander Dr., St. Louis). Performances run Oct 11-28, Wednesdays at 7pm and Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm.

Review: ON THE RAZZLE at Shaw Festival

A good story often bears repeating. Such is the case in Tom Stoppard's ON THE RAZZLE, currently playing on the Royal George stage of the Shaw Festival. It's storied provenance has beginnings dated back to the 1842 play  'Einen Jux will er sich machen'  by Johann Nestroy.

Concord Music Publishing and Concord Theatricals Sign Composer Jaime Lozano

Discover the exciting partnership between Concord Music Publishing and Concord Theatricals as they sign composer Jaime Lozano. Learn how this exclusive deal will bring Lozano's music to stages worldwide, and why it's a game-changer for the industry.

Weston Theater Company Announces SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

Weston Theater Company takes audiences on an enchanting journey back to Hollywood's golden age in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. The production will take place at Weston's Walker Farm theater due to the damage wrought in The Playhouse by this month's devastating floods.

Michael Shannon & Paul Sparks Led WAITING FOR GODOT & More Set for TFANA 2023-24 Season

Discover the exciting lineup for the TFANA 2023-24 season, featuring the talented duo Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks in the iconic play Waiting for Godot. Get all the details on the dates and venue, and make sure not to miss this powerful and highly anticipated production.

Gina Naomi Baez, James Beaman, Justin Michael Duval And Ivan Howe To Lead OLIVER At Sharon Playhouse

Sharon Playhouse, the arts and entertainment venue in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut, continuing its tradition of pairing extraordinary talent from Broadway, television, and film with talented local actors from the the community of Northwest Connecticut and beyond, is delighted to present Lionel Bart's classic musical, Oliver! based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist, from August 4 - 20.

Luna Summer Teen Conservatory Presents MIDDLETOWN, August 4-6

The Luna Stage Teen Summer Conservatory will present Middletown by Will Eno for three public performances August 4- August 6.

Review: CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND at Kreeger/Arena Stage

What did our critic think of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND at Kreeger/Arena Stage?

FALSETTOS, OUR TOWN & More Set for Stageworks Theatre 2023 �" 2024 Season

Stageworks Theatre, Tampa's longest-running professional theatre company, will raise the curtain on six new productions for its 2023 - 2024 season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

TheatreSquared Will Undergo Leadership Transition

TheatreSquared (T2) Board President Todd Simmons and Artistic Director Bob Ford announced that the company will undergo a leadership transition this September, when longtime Executive Director/Producer Martin Miller will depart to take on the role of Executive Director for the Tony Award-winning McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey.


Thornton Wilder has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Thornton Wilder has not appeared in the West End

Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Skin of Our Teeth The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Skin of Our Teeth and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Our Town .

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Skin of Our Teethand The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Our Town.

Thornton Wilder has written 13 shows including The Trumpet Shall Sound (Playwright), The Merchant of Yonkers (Playwright), The Skin of Our Teeth (Playwright), The Matchmaker (Playwright), Plays For Bleecker Street (Playwright), Hello, Dolly! (Source Material), The Matchmaker (Playwright), Wilder, Wilder, Wilder (Playwright), The Skin of Our Teeth (Playwright), Over and Over (Source Material), Our Town (Playwright), The Skin of Our Teeth (Playwright), The Skin of Our Teeth (Source Material).

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