Our Town is a classic 3-act play that highlights the importance of family, community, and the simple, ordinary events of life. With characters who reflect the hopes, dreams, failures and successes of people everywhere—this Pulitzer Prize winning play by Thornton Wilder will enrich your child's American drama studies. 200-page paperback.
Let your child experience a great American play with the classic 3-act play, Our Town, by Thornton Wilder. Set in the fictional town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, in the early 1900s, Our Town is an allegorical representation of life. First published and produced in 1938, this timeless story continues to be one of the most frequently performed plays with its universal themes of seizing the day, enjoying life while living it, and the importance of the little things in life. Whether playing the part of Emily Webb—the intelligent, engaging daughter of Charles and Myrtle Webb; George Gibbs—the upright son of Frank and Julia Gibbs, or even the stage manager—who acts as a narrator for the play, your child will see that each character reflects the hopes and dreams, the failures and successes, of any person, anywhere.But there's more to the story. This beautiful edition of Our Town features an eye-opening Afterward written by Tappan Wilder that includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes, enlightening photographs, and documentary material. What's more, this paperback edition also includes an illuminating and insightful Forward by Donald Margulies that provides a new appreciation for this well-known play. So why are you waiting? Enrich your child's homeschool literature studies with the classic Our Town from Alpha Omega Publications. Add a copy to your shopping cart today.