Lanford Wilson

Lanford Wilson

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Shows by Lanford Wilson

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The play is set in an impoverished Catholic mission in rural New Mexico where a group of disparate individuals gather due to an accident at a nearby nuclear facility. Included among them are a burnt out college professor, his... read more

Balm in Gilead takes place in 1966 in Frank's café, an all-night coffee shop on Manhattan's Upper West Side peopled by a makeshift community of dealers, junkies, hustlers, prostitutes, dreamers and runaways. The plot loosely... read more

Performed on a nearly bare stage except a pair of antique chairs representing an antique shop and the antique dealer’s Manhattan apartment, the story concerns the relationship between a wealthy antique dealer and her newly ar... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
4/13/1937
Died
3/24/2011
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