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The Matchmaker

Why The Matchmaker?

Few would argue that Thornton Wilder’s Our Town is one of the most loved plays of the 20th century. Since its debut in 1938 it has received countless productions, professional and amateur, in every corner of the United States and beyond. ...

Lies, Truth and Theatricality: Thornton Wilder’s Vision

Nearly each day of the year, somewhere in America, an actor strides on stage and declares, “This play is called Our Town…The name of the town is Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire—just across the Massachusetts line: latitude 42 degrees 40 minutes; longitude 70 degrees 37 minutes.” ...