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This edition: The Great Resurgence of the Theater

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Episode Details

At the end of the 20th Century and the beginning of the 21st, change engulfed the world from social issues to the transmission of information. See how playwrights dealt with the psychological and social changes of the era. Subjects include: Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Brendan Behan’s The Quare, Eugene Ionesco, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, August Wilson’s Fences, Harold Pinter, and the New Wave in Theater.