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Lanford Wilson
LANFORD WILSON was the author of 17 full-length and over 30 short plays. He received numerous awards including the Brandeis Creative Arts Award, The Institute of Arts and Letters Award, four Obies, two New York Drama Critic's Circle Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He was one of four founders of The Circle Repertory Company and was resident playwright there from 1969-1995. His plays included So Long at the Fair; Home Free!; The Madness of Lady Bright; This Is the Rill Speaking; The Rimers of Eldritch; The Gingham Dog; Lemon Sky; Serenading Louie; The Hot L Baltimore; The Mound Builders; Fifth of July; Talley & Son; Talley's Folly; Balm in Gilead; Angels Fall; Burn This; Redwood Curtain; Book of Days; Sympathetic Magic; and Rain Dance. He has translated The Three Sisters and Ghosts, written the teleplays Taxi! and The Migrants (both Emmy nominees) and written the libretto for Lee Hoibe's opera of Summer and Smoke. He was a member of the theatre group Circle East and was on the Dramatists Guild Council. Born April 13, 1937 in Lebanon; Died March 2011.

Bio as of April, 2011.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
Production: Burn This - September, 1987 - Watch now.
Playscript - April, 1980 - Watch now.

Downstage Center (audio)
Lanford Wilson - October, 2008 - Listen Now.

SDCF Masters of the Stage (audio)
Marshall Mason and Lanford Wilson - November, 2002 - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)