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Murray Biggs' American Playwrights Series

American Playwrights


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With short film clips to illustrate each lecture, Yale professor and award-winning stage director Murray Biggs details the masterpieces of August Wilson, Horton Foote, Clifford Odets and David Mamet. To make these lectures accessible for all audiences, Professor Biggs will not assume that the audience has prior knowledge of the plays.

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2016-17 Season

American Playwrights

Package of 2

August Wilson: The Piano Lesson and Horton Foote: The Trip to Bountiful
January 20, 2017
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Clifford Odets: Paradise Lost and David Mamet: The Old Neighborhood
March 3, 2017
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