The Century Cycle
Series introduction by John Lahr with individual volumes introduced by Laurence Fishburne, Tony Kushner, Romulus Linney, Marion McClinton, Toni Morrison, Suzan-Lori Parks, Phylicia Rashad, Ishmael Reed, and Frank Rich.
“No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.”—John Lahr, The New Yorker
I think that Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller were two of the century's greatest but no play writer of the 20th century has written ten plays more lyrical and powerfully written as these were. All are gut wrenching tragedies laced with a beautiful humor only a genius l ...more
Done. August Wilson is the greatest 20th century playwright period. Everyone shod see his plays performed, and read them. ...more
Wilson was born Frederick August Kittel, Jr. in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the fourth ...more