Book Review: “Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh” — A Definitive Biography of One of Our Most Important Playwrights

October 14, 2014
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The biography is a remarkable read. It has all the hefty research you’d expect from a scholarly work, yet the story is told through prose fit for a great novel.

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Theater Commentary: The Ruhling Class

March 30, 2008
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by Bill Marx “Catharsis isn’t a wound being excavated from childhood.” – Sarah Ruhl NPR as well as New York theater critics think playwright Sarah Ruhl, the “Golden Ruhl” with “The Midas Touch,” is sure money in the artistic bank. A winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant and a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005 for…

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Book Review: August Wilson Play Cycle — Complete

October 27, 2007
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The Theatre Communications Group is to be congratulated for making readily available one of the most colossal feats in American drama. For those who don’t want the entire “August Wilson Century Cycle,” the plays can also be acquired individually. The August Wilson Century Cycle, by August Wilson, The Theater Communications Group, $200. By Caldwell Titcomb…

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