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Essential Techniques of Storytelling in The Bridge of San Luis Rey

There are a variety of techniques that writers can use to add more precision and depth to their descriptions. Writers of all genres, including fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, can benefit from reading, observing, and understanding the techniques with which Thornton Wilder creates his full, detailed, and believable descriptions, but reading Wilder’s… 888 more words


Our Town: Directing a Classic

Have you paid a visit to Our Town? David Cromer reflects on directing Thornton Wilder’s iconic American play:

Our Town plays at the Almeida until… 10 more words

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Thornton Wilder: Kahdeksas päivä

Thornton Wilder on yksi amerikkalaisen kirjallisuuden suurista nimistä, tosin nykyään jo unohdettu suuruus. Valitettavasti. Thorntonin vuonna 1967 alkukielellä julkaistu ja palkittu romaani Kahdeksas päivä on mielenkiintoinen tarina amerikkalaisesta mielenlaadusta ja osoitus kirjailijan uskosta ihmiseen. 163 more words


Our Town

Apparently, this 1938 Thornton Wilder play is being performed somewhere in the US almost every day, but it’s rarely revived here. This is a re-staging of the highly successful 2009 Broadway production with David Cromer both directing and playing the stage manager (the narrater, who also covers a few small roles). 298 more words


Theatre Review - 'Our Town'

Wednesday 28th 2012 at the Ellen Terry Theatre, Coventry.

A second year show of ‘Our Town’, directed by lecturer Tom Gorman.

I went into the show with no real previous encounters with the play therefore I had no preconceived ideas and thoughts about what I should expect to happen, so I just went to go and enjoy what promised to be a great piece of drama. 780 more words

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Watch something: Our Town at Almeida Theatre

Our Town, a Thorton Wilder rethinking, has just begun at the beautiful Almeida Theatre and I urge you to try and see it.

The only words I managed after seeing it were ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’. 235 more words


Jacob Complains about Our Town and Eats Cheerios

Jacob was slurping his Cheerios. It was Wanita’s morning off.

“You know one thing I really hate?” asked Jacob. I could think of so many things. 671 more words