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“The highest tribute
to the dead is not grief
but gratitude.”
Thornton Wilder


Our Town Review

Saturday I went to see Theater South Carolina’s production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, directed by Steve Pearson. I was familiar with the plot of this American classic, but interested to see what new life would be brought to it. 339 more words


There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

(Thornton Wilder, … 6 more words


Day 614: The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey is a moral fable that explores whether there is a purpose in life beyond that of a person’s own will. 260 more words


Thy Word, Light You Can Travel With!

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. 

     ~ Thornton Wilder


By your words I can see where I’m going; 217 more words


Quote of the Day

I suspect that all writers have some didactic intention. That starts the motor. Or let us say: Many of the things we eat are cooked over a gas stove, but there is no taste of gas in the food.

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Quote Of The Day

Thornton's Beautiful Masterpiece: Our Town in The Almeida

Our Town?

Sure. I think I saw that in high school. Think it was the school play in my freshman year or something. Generally pleasant production. 563 more words

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