Synopsis

Our Town

Our Town $9.99

Thornton Wilder

Published by Samuel French Inc

Large Mixed Cast
Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer Prize

Described by Edward Albee as "... the greatest American play ever written", the story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts ...

"Daily Life"
"Love and Marriage"
"Death and Eternity"

Narrated by a stage manager and performed with minimal props and sets, audiences follow the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually - in one of the most famous scenes in American theatre - die

This revised and definitive edition also includes Thornton Wilder's final words on how he wanted his play performed

Cast: M17,F7 + Extras

Runs about 120 minutes

Characters

STAGE MANAGER
DR. GIBBS
JOE CROWELL
HOWIE NEWSOME
MRS. GIBBS
MRS. WEBB
GEORGE GIBBS
REBECCA GIBBS
WALLY WEBB
EMILY WEBB
PROFESSOR WILLARD
MR. WEBB
WOMAN IN THE BALCONY
MAN IN THE AUDITORIUM
LADY IN THE BOX
SIMON STIMSON
MRS. SOAMES
CONSTABLE WARREN
SI CROWELL
THREE BASEBALL PLAYERS
SAM CRAIG
JOE STODDARD
PEOPLE OF THE TOWN

"Thornton Wilder's masterpiece ... An immortal tale of small town morality ... a classic of soft spoken theater" ~ N.Y. Times

"Beautiful and remarkable one of the sagest, warmest and most deeply human scripts to have come out of our theatre ... A spiritual experience" ~ N.Y. Post

"No American play describes more powerfully how we imagine ourselves" ~ N.Y. Daily News

"No play ever moved me so deeply" ~ Alexander Woolcott

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