America's Lost Playwright: Edith Wharton's Writing For The Stage

    Thu, Jun 12, 2014

    Times: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Venue: The Mount

    2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240



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    Drawing on papers from the writer's archives, this talk by Laura Rattray explores Edith Wharton's largely forgotten work for the theatre and its impact on her career. Plays discussed include a sensationalist melodrama, a finely tuned comedy, the most socially conscious piece of writing of her entire career, and a dramatic dress rehearsal for her 1913 tour de force, The Custom of the Country. This event is $10 for the general public and free for Mount members.


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