The Thornton Wilder Society at TCNJ: A Celebration will take place in Ewing, NJ, at The College of New Jersey’s Music Building Concert Hall on Monday, March 20, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The celebration begins with a reading from Wilder’s works by Tony-award winning actress Marian Seldes, who will be joined for a panel discussion on Wilder by playwright Edward Albee, three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama; novelist Joyce Carol Oates, winner of the National Book Award for fiction; and director Emily Mann, winner of the Obie Award for drama and direction. The discussion will be moderated by poet J.D. McClatchy, editor of The Yale Review and librettist of the Our Town opera, which had its world premiere on February 24. A reception with light refreshments will follow the panel discussion.