The 2015 issue of The Thornton Wilder Society Newsletter is now shipping. This special conference issue covers the Second International Thornton Wilder Conference, and includes a number of other articles and new photos! The following list highlights select sections of the Newsletter.
Conference Report – Second International Wilder Conference
Wilder Prize – Honoree Paula Vogel
Wilder Revealed – Villa Rhabani in Italy
Wilder Abroad – Long Christmas Dinner in Estonia; Pullman Car Hiawatha in Mexico
Performing Wilder – The Beaux’ Statagem at Vanderbilt; Our Town at a Psychiatric Hospital
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.
The Second International Thornton Wilder Conference, the focus of this issue, was held June 11 – 13, 2015 in Newport, Rhode Island. This celebration and study of Thornton Wilder included more than 20 presentations, roundtable conversations, panel discussions, readings and events featuring leading academics and theater professionals from countries including France, China, Iran, Italy, Mexico, and the United States. Visit our Second International Thornton Wilder Conference commemorative page for additional information.