Wilder Wilder Everywhere Video Contest Logo
As part of the ongoing celebration of the 75th anniversary of Our Town, and in recognition of Thornton Wilder’s position as one of the preeminent chroniclers of American life, Playscripts, Inc. and The Wilder Family LLC have created the Wilder Wilder Everywhere Video Contest.
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Rocco Landesman
The National Endowment for the Arts announced the second annual round of “Our Town” grants. The 80 money gifts total nearly $5 million and will reach 44 states and the District of Columbia. Combined with grants from 2011, the NEA has invested $11.58 million in Our Town projects in all 50 states and DC.
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Our Town 75 Anniversary Logo
To mark the 2013 75th Anniversary year of Our Town, the Wilder Estate has created a logo to be utilized across various celebratory materials.
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American Literature Association Logo
Thursday, May 24, marks the first day of the 23rd annual American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, California.
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American Literature Association Logo
The Wilder Society is calling for 15-20 minute paper proposals on “Uncharted Territories” of Thornton Wilder’s works for the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.
Update: We are no longer taking paper proposals. The cut off date was January 27, 2012. Thanks to all those who contributed their work.
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David Cromer
Theater director David Cromer, who won raves for his long-running off-Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, has been named one of 23 MacArthur Fellows for 2010.
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Robert Macneil
Tappan Wilder, nephew of famed playwright Thornton Wilder and literary executor, and cast members of the critically acclaimed David Cromer production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, in association with The Thornton Wilder Society, will present the “Thornton Wilder Prize,” to Robert MacNeil on Saturday afternoon, May 22, 2010 at the Barrow Street Theatre.
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On Saturday, March 27, 2010, the Departments of English and Classics and the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies of the University of Maryland, College Park, The Thornton Wilder Society, and The Classical Association of the Atlantic States will sponsor A Colloquium on the Fiction of Thornton Wilder.
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