Lanford Wilson Biography

Lanford Wilson

American playwright; b. Lebanon, Mo. He is a master of realistic dialogue in which monologue, conversation, and direct address overlap. His favorite themes are decay, dissolution, and loss. Among his plays are The Hot l Baltimore (1973), The Fifth of July (1977), Talley's Folly (1979; Pulitzer), Burn This (1987), and Redwood Curtain (1993).

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Recent Performances of works by Lanford Wilson
Production/Credit WhereOpening Night
Book of Days Circle Players 4/25/2008
Book of Days Nutley Little Theatre 11/2/2007
Book of Days Somerset Valley Players 10/27/2006
Book of Days Bergen County Players 4/2/2005
Burn This Nutley Little Theatre 4/12/2002
Talley's Folly George Street Playhouse 11/24/2001
Book of Days Players Theater Company 9/27/2001
Talley's Folly Cape May Stage 8/22/2001
Fifth of July Attic Ensemble 9/22/2000
Balm in Gilead Villagers Theatre 2/4/2000
Burn This Alliance Repertory 9/23/1999
Talley & Son Players Theater Company 10/11/1998
Abstinence Players (MSU) 12/11/1997
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