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Drama / 17m, 7f, extras / Bare StageIn an important publishing event, Samuel French, in cooperation with the Thornton Wilder estate is pleased to release the playwright's definitive version of Our Town. This edition of the play differs only slightly from previous acting editions, yet it presents the version of Our Town as Thornton Wilder wished it performed. Described by Edward Albee as ...the greatest American play ever written, the story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: Daily Life, Love and Marriage, and Death and Eternity. Narrated by a stage manager and performed with minimal props and sets, audiences follow the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually-in one of the most famous scenes in American theatre-die. Thornton Wilder's final word on how he wanted his play performed is an invaluable addition to the American stage and to the libraries of theatre lovers internationally.While all of Wilder's work is intelligent, non-synthetic and often moving, as well as funny, it is Our Town that makes the difference. It is probably the finest play ever written by an American. - Edward Albee Thornton Wilder's masterpiece...An immortal tale of small town morality and]...a classic of soft spoken theater. - The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN:
9780573613494
Author:
Wilder, Thornton
Publisher:
Samuel French Trade
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Gibbs, George
Subject:
Webb, Emily
Subject:
American
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Edition Number:
Acting ed.
Series Volume:
v. 10
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
116
Dimensions:
5.00x8.00x.24 in. .27 lbs.

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