"I would call it comedy of manners with a bite,” Tappan Wilder said of his uncle’s play found in archives at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. “It’s a mystery as to how close he came to finishing it. The third act is not polished. The third act is in his handwriting.”
The Thornton Wilder Family recently received an exciting note from Abigail Sánchez, the dramaturg on a production of Thornton Wilder's Pullman Car Hiawatha which will open in March 2015 at Mexico City's Sergio Magaña Theater, directed by Alejandra Aguilar and Cristian José García.
After a delay of sixty-seven years, audiences will have an opportunity to witness a "new" adaptation of a theatrical classic by a team of gifted American playwrights who stand tall for Restoration drama, Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig, who both separately and now as one explore ways to stage this classic drama for the 21st century audience.