Sam Shepard, Esteemed Playwright and Actor, Dies at 73 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
Edward Albee, Audacious American Playwright, Dies at 88 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
The inimitable George Bernard Shaw was born on 26 July 1856:
“Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.”-George Bernard Shaw
This caricature of George Bernard Shaw is what the world needs…
English actor and playwright (The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, Trelawny of the ‘Wells’, The Enchanted Cottage*) Sir Arthur Wing Pinero was born on 24 May 1855:
*As a teenager, I was straight up obsessed with the 1945 film adaptation of The Enchanted Cottage, starring Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire. It practically gave me life for a few years. This was *totally normal* for a teen in the late eighties/early nineties, right?
Sir James Matthew Barrie was born on 9 May 1860.
What is your favourite Shakespeare play?
I haven’t shared an image of Anton Chekhov in a long time…so here you go:
“The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.”-Anton Chekhov