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An insightful interview with Carl Forsman, Dean of Drama at the University of North Carolina School for the Arts, provides interesting commentary on Wilder’s works.
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Call for Papers International Conference 2015 Salve Regina University
The deadline to submit paper proposals for The Second International Thornton Wilder Conference has been extended until November 17, 2014.

Update: The deadline for submitting a conference proposal was November 17, 2014. Thanks to all those who submitted proposals; you will be hearing from conference director Jackson R. Bryer by December 1st.
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The 2014 issue of The Thornton Wilder Society Newsletter is now shipping, and includes a number of articles and new photos!
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An overview of Long Wharf Theater's production of Our Town includes an excellent history of the play and Wilder's connections with Connecticut, as well as commentary by the cast and artistic director, Gordon Edelstein, on the novel approach for this production.
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A new syllabus has been added to the Teaching Materials section of our website! Nancy Bunge has contributed a syllabus for the course “Philosophy in Literature."
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Our website's Works area continues to grow! Eric Specian has contributed a plot summary and critical analysis for Wilder's one-act play, The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden.
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David Cromer, director of the longest running production of Our Town (2009, Off-Broadway), was interviewed for Kansas City Public Media’s Director’s Cuts series.
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It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Penelope Niven, the author of definitive biography Thornton Wilder: A Life, passed away on August 28. For over a decade she spoke of Wilder’s life and championed his work, promoting his legacy across the United States.
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