All The Drama is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of deep dives into the plays that have won The Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama: “Picnic”
1953 Pulitzer winner “Picnic” by William Inge
Picnic Wikipedia page
William Inge Wikipedia page:
Original New York Times Review
“PICNIC’ REVISITED; Life in a Kansas Community Honestly Drawn in William Inge’s New Play “by Brooks Atkinson, The New York Times
Variety of Feminine Types in a Small Town Will Be Seen in a New Play” by William Inge, The New York Times
“Boy Actor to Broadway Author; About the Boy Actor Who Became an Author” by Milton Bracker, The New York Times
Video excerpt from 2013 revival
“Picnic” – Original B’way Cast on “The Ed Sullivan Show”
Movie on Amazon Prime:
“A Disturbed Genius Seen Through the Eyes of an Intimate Friend: William Inge and Barbara Baxley” by Diana Bertolini, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
“William Inge: The Cost Of Disregard” By Dan Sullivan, Los Angeles Times
“Channeling Inge: Marcia Cebulska, Catherine Filloux, Caridad Svich, Lydia Stryk and Alice Tuan with Adam Kraar” The Brooklyn Rail
“Commentary: The case of a mysterious Edward Albee play that has resurfaced in L.A.” by Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times
New York Times obit
Four Plays: Come Back Little Sheba; Picnic; Bus Stop; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
William Inge Center for the Performing Arts
Guest: Thomas Hischak
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Jan Simpson is a theater journalist who writes the blog Broadway& Me and hosts the BroadwayRadio podcasts Stagecraft and All The Drama. She has twice served as a Pulitzer Prize juror.