Thornton Wilder

Writer, Performer, Source Material, Translator
Thornton Wilder

Male

Born: April 17, 1897
Madison, Wisconsin

Died: December 7, 1975
Hamden, Connecticut

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - Our Town Our Town
Dec. 4, 2002 - Jan. 26, 2003
Playwright
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Hello, Dolly! Hello, Dolly!
Oct. 19, 1995 - Jan. 28, 1996
Based on the play The Matchmaker
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Wilder, Wilder, Wilder Wilder, Wilder, Wilder
Apr. 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993
Writer
(Original)
 
    Writer
(Original)
 
    Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Our Town Our Town
Dec. 4, 1988 - Apr. 2, 1989
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hello, Dolly! Hello, Dolly!
Mar. 5, 1978 - Jul. 9, 1978
Based on the original play
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hello, Dolly! Hello, Dolly!
Nov. 6, 1975 - Dec. 28, 1975
Based on the play "The Matchmaker"
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Skin of Our Teeth The Skin of Our Teeth
Sep. 9, 1975 - Sep. 13, 1975
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Our Town Our Town
Nov. 27, 1969 - Dec. 27, 1969
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hello, Dolly! Hello, Dolly!
Jan. 16, 1964 - Dec. 27, 1970
Suggested by The Matchmaker
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Matchmaker The Matchmaker
Dec. 5, 1955 - Feb. 2, 1957
Writer
(Original)
 
The Skin of Our Teeth
Aug. 17, 1955 - Sep. 3, 1955
Writer
(Original)
 
The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden and the Respectful Prostitute
Mar. 16, 1948 - Dec. 18, 1948
Writer
(Original)
 
Our Town
Jan. 10, 1944 - Jan. 29, 1944
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Skin of Our Teeth The Skin of Our Teeth
Nov. 18, 1942 - Sep. 25, 1943
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Merchant of Yonkers The Merchant of Yonkers
Dec. 28, 1938 - Jan. 28, 1939
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Our Town Our Town
Feb. 4, 1938 - Nov. 19, 1938
Writer
(Original)
 
    Stage Manager Performer
(Replacement)
 
Playbill Cover - A Doll's House A Doll's House
Dec. 27, 1937 - Apr. 30, 1938
Book Adaptation
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Lucrece Lucrece
Dec. 20, 1932 - Jan. 1, 1933
Translation
(Original)
 
The Trumpet Shall Sound
Dec. 10, 1926 - Apr. 16, 1927
Writer
(Original)
 
 

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Awards


New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1943 Best American Play The Skin of Our Teeth Nominee
1939 Best American Play Our Town Nominee

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1943 Pulitzer Prize for Drama The Skin of Our Teeth Winner
1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Our Town Winner
 
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