Lanford Wilson | Interview by Lanford Wilson and Esther Harriott

This literature criticism consists of approximately 37 pages of analysis & critique of Lanford Wilson.
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Interview by Lanford Wilson and Esther Harriott

SOURCE: Wilson, Lanford, and Esther Harriott. “Interview with Lanford Wilson.” In American Voices: Five Contemporary Playwrights in Essays and Interviews, pp. 36-58. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 1988.

In the following interview, originally conducted in December 1982, Wilson discusses his penchant for developing complex characters.

I met with Lanford Wilson in December 1982 at the offices of the Circle Repertory Theater in New York. Wilson was a co-founder of the theater in 1969 and has been a resident playwright there ever since. Every room was in bustling use, and Wilson suggested that we walk to a café in the neighborhood.

Thin and handsome and dressed in jeans, T-shirt, and a black leather jacket, Wilson looked much younger than his 46 years. He was tired, and at the beginning of the interview when I asked...

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