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Anton Chekhov…Because It Has Been Too Long
I haven’t shared an image of Anton Chekhov in a long time…so here you go:
Anton Chekhov Quote
“The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.”-Anton Chekhov
Daily Diversion #305: Shakespeare Flyer
A flyer at Schiller Park in Columbus…
Those Eyebrows! That Beard! Yes, it is Definitely George Bernard Shaw.
Tennessee Williams, 1953
Playwright Tennessee Williams at the memorial service for poet Dylan Thomas:
Goodbye, Seán O’Casey!
Seán O’Casey died on 18 September 1964. He was 84.
Hey, Georgie! It’s Your Birthday!
From the George Grantham Bain collection (Library of Congress):
G.B. Shaw was born on 26 July 1856.
My Favourite (Dead) Playwrights*
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950):
Some plays: Mrs. Warren’s Profession; Arms and the Man; Candida; Major Barbara; The Doctor’s Dilemma; Pygmalion; Heartbreak House; Saint Joan; The Apple Cart; The Millionairess.
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906):
Some plays: Peer Gynt; Pillars of Society; A Doll’s House; Ghosts; An Enemy of the People; The Wild Duck; Hedda Gabler; The Master Builder.
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904):
Some Plays: The Bear; A Marriage Proposal; The Seagull; Uncle Vanya; Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard.
Thornton Wilder (1897-1975):
Some plays: The Long Christmas Dinner; Our Town; The Merchant of Yonkers; The Skin of Our Teeth; The Matchmaker. Continue reading
Exit Mr. Shaw
George Bernard Shaw died on 2 November 1950. He was 94. Here he is as a younger man:
Here he is in doll form: