Megan Terry | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Bonnie Marranca and Gautam Dasgupta

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Megan Terry.
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Critical Essay by Bonnie Marranca and Gautam Dasgupta

SOURCE: “Megan Terry,” in American Playwrights: A Critical Survey, Vol. 1, by Bonnie Marranca and Gautam Dasgupta, Drama Book Specialists, 1981, pp. 183-92.

In the following excerpt, Marranca and Dasgupta critique Terry's career, focusing on the author's use of various styles.

Megan Terry began her theatrical career in the mid-fifties in Seattle, Washington, where she first had her plays produced and worked as a director and actor. But it was her work as a member of The Open Theater from 1963 to 1968 that brought her to prominence. In the mid-sixties Terry ran a playwrights' workshop for that company in which many of her own plays were developed. Since 1971 she has been working with the Omaha Magic Theatre, founded in 1969 by another former Open Theater member, Jo Anne Schmidman.

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