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Quote of the week: Thornton Wilder

Art is confession. Art is the secret told. . . .  And the secret is nothing more than the whole drama of the inner life.

—Thornton Wilder, playwright, 1928


And to you, I say the latter.

“Some say that we shall never know, and that to the gods we are like the flies that the boys kill on a summer’s day, and some say, to the contrary, that the very sparrows do not lose a feather that has not been brushed away by the finger of God.” – Thornton Wilder


Thornton Wilder Hall: Literary Connecticut

Join Eric and me Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Miller Memorial Library. We’ll be discussing Literary Connecticut in the historic Thornton Wilder Hall. Learn more about Wilder and his fellow Connecticut authors.

On September 11 And The "Why" Behind Tragedy

Today is September 11.

If you don’t live in America, today might not be that big a deal to you. It’s just another Thursday.

But, for us, today marks the 13th anniversary of one of the saddest moments in our country’s history. 953 more words


The Matchmaker

I have a theory that there were ferociously affectionate friends and family on the set of this film every day, just off-camera, sitting on the floor, or on folding chairs with a cushion for Grandma, or on a picnic blanket drinking from of a Thermos filled with coffee and John Jameson Irish Whiskey, watching and bewitched. 859 more words

Did You Know...? The Skin of Our Teeth • 2004

As David Lan’s revival of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning play,  The Skin of Our Teeth, begins its run at the Young Vic , with… 218 more words

The Skin Of Our Teeth