Tag Archives: Laurette Taylor

A thank you is in order

… to the anonymous person (at least anonymous – in that I cannot send him a private “thank you” email – and his name is unfamiliar to me) who sent me Arthur Koestler’s Darkness at Noon – which I have … Continue reading

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Glass Menagerie, Continued

A couple days ago, I wrote an essay about actress Laurette Taylor, whose portrayal of Amanda Wingfield in the first production of The Glass Menagerie raised the bar for actors everywhere – in her time, and still, in our own. … Continue reading

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Tennessee Williams, that “nice little guy”

Yesterday, I wanted to post, as a kind of companion piece to the post about the first production of Death of a Salesman, and Lee. J. Cobb’s groundbreaking performance as Willy Loman, an excerpt from a biography of Tennessee Williams … Continue reading

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In Memory of Laurette Taylor

Maybe a lot of you won’t know the name Laurette Taylor. That’s okay – I didn’t either – until I became friends with a dogmatic and brilliant theatre director back in the early 1990s who was so horrified that I … Continue reading

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