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Our Town

Our Town

  

by Thornton Wilder

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  1. Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill
    While Our Town depicts several years in the town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night focuses on just one devastating day in the life of the Tyrone family.  

  2. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
    "Stella!!!!!" Sorry. We couldn't help ourselves. But that's just one of the famous lines associated with this play, which also includes Blanche Dubois's declaration, "I have always depended upon the kindness of strangers," and... well, we'll let you find the rest on your own.