Three plays : our town, the skin of our teeth, the matchmaker

by Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975,

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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 812.52 W64
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"Thornton Wilder will survive. . . as long as there are people around who are willing to sit in something called a theater and be reminded of their common humanity." --New York Times

From celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning author and playwright Thornton Wilder, three of the greatest plays in American literature together in one volume: Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Matchmaker. This essential compendium includes a preface by the author, as well as a foreword by playwright John Guare.

Our Town, Wilder's timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning classic about love, death, and destiny, opened on Broadway in 1938 and continues to be celebrated and performed on stages all around the world.

The Skin of our Teeth, Wilder's brilliant and enduring romp about human follies and human endurance starring the Antrobus family of Excelsior, New Jersey, earned Wilder his third Pulitzer Prize in 1943.

The Matchmaker, a dazzling farce about money and love, stars the irrepressible busybody Dolly Gallagher Levi, who leads young and old on an adventure that changes their lives. It was later adapted into the famed musical Hello, Dolly!

Our town
The skin of our teeth
The matchmaker.

Additional Information
Series Harper Perennial modern classics.
Subjects City and town life -- New Hampshire -- Drama.
World history -- Drama.
Merchants -- Drama.
Marriage brokerage -- 19th century -- Drama.
Mate selection -- Drama.
Domestic drama.
Comedy plays.
Publisher New York :Harper Perennial,2020
Other Titles Our town.
Skin of our teeth.
Contributors Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Our town.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Skin of our teeth.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Matchmaker.
Guare, John, writer of foreword.
Language English
Notes Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, ©1957.
Description xxxii, 423 pages : illustration ; 21 cm.
ISBN 9780062971920
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