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Lanford Wilson

Lanford Wilson was born in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1938 and attended the University of Chicago. A founding member of the Circle Repertory Company in New York, he has seen many of his plays produced in theaters all over the United States and abroad. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Drama Desk Vernon Rice Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and two Obies.

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Burn This
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Burn This

Lanford Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang

Commissioned by the Circle Repertory Company, Burn This first appeared at the Mark Taper Forum in Los angeles in 1987 to near-universal praise. Set in the bohemian art world of downtown New...

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Talley and Son
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Talley and Son

Lanford Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang

The time is Independence Day, 1944, the place the parlor of the Talley homestead in Lebanon, Missouri. As World War II rages across the seas, the Talleys are beset with crises of a different sort. Slipping...

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Fifth of July
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Fifth of July

Lanford Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang

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The Rimers of Eldritch
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The Rimers of Eldritch

Lanford Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang

"Mr. Wilson handles the collage technique so beautifully that we leave convinced no other method would have served half so well. This reviewer liked Rimers for its fluidity, for its language,...

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Balm in Gilead and Other Plays
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Balm in Gilead and Other Plays

Lanford Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang

"Lanford Wilson is the rare dramatist, witty and humorous, who sees all his characters from the inside…Balm is life itself trapped in a play."--New York

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