The 2014 issue of The Thornton Wilder Society Newsletter is now shipping, and includes a number of articles and new photos! The following list highlights select sections of the Newsletter, and includes a brief summary of their contents.
Wilder Revealed – The 50th Anniversary of Hello, Dolly!; Interview with Richard Skipper; Wilder’s Introduction Into The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame; Wilder on Hello, Dolly!
Wilder Inspired – Panel Discussion: “The Nazis March on Grover’s Corners”; Interview with Darrah Cloud
Performing Wilder – The Skin of Our Teeth in the 21st Century; Staged Reading of The Alcestiad; NYC Reading of Long Christmas Dinner
Teaching Wilder – Pullman Car Hiawatha
Conference Report – 2nd International Wilder Conference; Wilder Panel at ALA
Current members of the Society should see their copy arriving shortly. For information about joining the Society and our annual Newsletter, visit our Membership page. Our thanks to Newsletter Editor Edyta Oczkowicz, the contributing writers, and others for another insightful read.
This issue of the Newsletter is dedicated to Penelope Niven who died suddenly last August. She was a distinguished Wilder biographer and a long-standing friend of the Thornton Wilder Society. Learn about Penelope Niven and her many accomplishments.