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THORNTON WILDER\'S
OUR TOWN

LEARN MORE ABOUT AMERICA\'S
ENDURING CLASSIC

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ALLOW US TO
INTRODUCE YOU

TO THE WORK OF THORNTON WILDER

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PRODUCTION SPOTLIGHT

“OUR TOWN AT ITS BEST” -New Haven Register
Exploring Long Wharf Theatre’s community focused production of Our Town for their 50th season.

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BOOK OF THE MONTH

Go beyond Our Town and get to know the man himself through Penelope Niven’s exhaustive and loving biography of Thornton Wilder, published by Harper Collins.

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THE WILDER FAMILY

The Wilder family made its mark across generations and in many different fields. Learn more about this important American family and their contributions to society.

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Featured Article

A Note on The Wilder-Ludwig Adaptation of The Beaux’ Stratagem

by Tappan Wilder, with an Afterword by Ken Ludwig

Tappan Wilder and Ken Ludwig dive deeper into the work they put into Thornton Wilder’s adaptation of The Beaux’ Stratagem.

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Explore the visual world of Wilder. Watch videos, peruse family photos, and even hear audio of Thornton Wilder himself.

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