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Three plays : Our town, The skin of our teeth, The matchmaker

A play in three acts portraying life in Grover's Corner, New Hampshire, in the early 1900's through the routine daily events and the major moments in the lives of George Gibbs, Emily Webb, and their families; and how their lives, although mundane, are touched by the universal forces of love, despair, apathy, nature, and death.

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  • "From The Book's Cover: Three Plays: Our Town - Skin Of Our Teeth - The Matchmaker. This volume brings together the definitive texts of three outstanding plays by one of our most distinguished writers. Two of them, Our town and The Skin Of Our Teeth, were awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The Matchmaker has never before been published. Our Town has been revised from the previously published version. All three plays were hits the most recent being The Matchmaker, which was first presented at the Edinburgh Festival in the summer of 1954, then played at the Royal Theatre in London before opening in New York in the fall of 1955 for a run of 489 performances. In his new preface for this volume Mr. Wilder writers: "The theatre has lagged behind the other arts in finding the 'new ways' to express how men and women think and feel in our time. I am not one of the new dramatists we are looking for. I wish I were. I hope I have played a part in preparing the way for them. I am not an innovator but a rediscoverer of for-gotten goods and I hope a remover of obtrusive bric-a-brac. And as I view the work of my contemporaries I seem to feel that I am exceptional in one thing - I give (don't I?) the impression of having enormously enjoyed it."
  • "John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Eisenhower Theater, Marvin Theatre, George Washington University, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Alliance for Arts Education and The Smithsonian Institution present the American College Theatre Festival VII, produced by the American Theatre Association, sponsored by Amoco Oil Company with the cooperation of The Alliance for Arts Education. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, University Theatre presents "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder, director Faber B. DeChaine, set designer of original University of Oregon production Phil Grisier, light designer T. Blake Conley, costume designer Suzi Griffin"
  • "A play in three acts portraying life in Grover's Corner, New Hampshire, in the early 1900's through the routine daily events and the major moments in the lives of George Gibbs, Emily Webb, and their families; and how their lives, although mundane, are touched by the universal forces of love, despair, apathy, nature, and death."@en
  • "The play is considered a classic portrayal of small-town American life, set in the town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. We follow the lives of George Gibbs, a doctor's son, and Emily Webb, the daughter of the newspaper editor, through their courtship, marriage, and Emily's death in childbirth. However, the style of "Our Town" is sometimes considered more striking than the substance because of its lack of props and scenery. The play features a narrator, the Stage Manager, who sits at the side of the unadorned stage and explains the action to the audience."
  • "Illuminating that which is extraordinary about the ordinary aspects of daily life--one of the most unforgettable plays of this century."@en
  • "A drama of life in a small New Hampshire village.itanic."@en
  • "The author's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama portrays life in a small New Hampshire town during the early 1900s."@en
  • "This play is a study of life, love, and death in a New England town at the turn of the 20th century."
  • "Our town; the Skin of our teeth; the Matchmaker."@en
  • "This volume brings together the definitive texts of three outstanding plays by one of America's most distinguished writers. Includes a preface by the author."@en
  • ""Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the town of Grover's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play. It is now reissued in this handsome hardcover edition, featuring a new Foreword by Donald Margulies, who writes, "You are holding in your hands a great American play. Possibly the great American play." In addition, Tappan Wilder has written an eye-opening new Afterword, which includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material." ... from publisher's description."
  • "Arena Stage, Zelda Fichandler, producing director, Thomas C. Fichandler, presents, in the Arena, "Our Town," a play by Thornton Wilder, directed by Alan Schneider, setting design by Ming Cho Lee, costumes designed by Marjorie Slaiman, lighting designed by Hugh Lester, technical director Henry R. Gorfein, Alan Schneider associate director, Hugh Lester associate producer."
  • "This play deals with a widow and her 2 daughters, one who finds fulfillment in a science project. Life in the town of Grover's Corners in New Hampshire as portrayed in the prize-winning play. First produced and published in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play."
  • "Three plays by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Thorton Wilder, including Our town, an attempt to find value in the smallest events of daily life; Matchmaker, about the aspirations of people for a fuller, freer participation in life; and The skin of our teeth, which contrasts the events of daily life against the dimensions of time and place."@en
  • "A play in three acts portraying life in Grover's Corner, New Hampshire, in the early 1900's through the routine daily events and the major moments in the lives of George Gibbs, Emily Webb, and their families."@en
  • "Presents three plays by American playwright Thornton Wilder, written between 1938 and 1955, including "Our Town," "The Skin of Our Teeth," and "The Matchmaker.""
  • "Our town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Matchmaker."@en
  • ""A collection of three titles first copyrighted 1938, 1942, and 1955 respectively. In 'Our Town,' the dead of a New Hampshire village of the early 1900s appreciate life more than the living. 'The Skin of our Teeth' is an allegorical fantasy about man's struggle to survive. 'The Matchmaker' is a romantic farce set in the 1880's.""@en
  • "First published 1938 by CowardMcCann."@en
  • "[Seattle Repertory Theatre], "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder, directed by Allen Fletcher, scenery and costumes by Peter Wingate, lighting designed by John McLain, production stage manager Meribeth Meacham, stage manager Mark S. Krause."
  • "This beautiful new edition features an eye-opening Afterword written by Tappan Wilder that includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material. Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play."@en
  • "This beautiful new edition features an eye-opening Afterword written by Tappan Wilder that includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material. Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play."
  • "This new edition features an eye-opening Afterword written by Tappan Wilder that includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material. Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play."@en
  • "Contains Our Town, The Skin of our Teeth, and The Matchmaker."
  • "A play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the twentieth century, performed by actors working without props on a virtually empty stage."@en
  • "A play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the twentieth century, performed by actors working without props on a virtually empty stage."
  • "Life in the town of Grover's Corners in New Hampshire as portrayed in the prize-winning play. First produced and published in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play."@en
  • "Life in the town of Grover's Corners in New Hampshire as portrayed in the prize-winning play. First produced and published in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play."
  • "About daily life in the fictional town of Grover's Corners, N.H."

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