From 'Princess Bride' Villain To Playwright
New York’s Public Theater is putting on a showcase of the work of playwright Wallace Shawn.
The name probably sounds familiar, but you might know him better for his acting roles than his intellectually-demanding and rarely produced plays.
Over the last 40 years Shawn has written a handful of plays. The Pubic Theater is presenting the American premier of his play “Grasses of a Thousand Colors” later this fall.
But the showcase opens with Shawn’s “The Designated Mourner.”
- Tom Vitale, contributor to NPR.
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