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Theatre Arts: The Rimers of Eldritch, December 2015

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The Rimers of Eldritch

The script of  The Rimers of Eldritch is available in Lewis Library.

Call number: PS3573 .I458 R5 1967 

or PS3573 .I458 R5 1995



Recommended Database

You’ll find articles on Lanford Wilson (and all theatre-related topics) in the International Bibliography of Theater and Dance  database in GALILEO.


The Rimers of Eldritch will be performed at Price Theater on

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 3, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 5, 2015, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.


Library Resources on Lanford Wilson

   The library has two copies of The Rimers of Eldritch (call numbers PS3573 .I458 R5 1967 and PS3573 .I458 R5 1995).  You’ll find many other plays by Lanford Wilson (1937-2011) in the same area (call numbers beginning PS3573 .I458), as well as books about him, including:

Barnett, Gene A.  Lanford Wilson.  (PS3573 .I458 Z59 1987)

Bryer, Jackson R.  Lanford Wilson:  A Casebook.  (PS3573 .I458 Z74 1994)


For biographical information on Wilson, see The Dictionary of Literary Biography, available online (or a print copy, call number REF PS 351 .A5 1981 pt. 2).


For magazine reviews of the original off-Broadway production, see:


Time, March 3, 1967, p. 52 (on the lower level of Lewis Library)

New Yorker, March 4, 1967, p. 132 (on the lower level)

Saturday Review, March 11, 1967, p. 30



Interviews with Lanford Wilson

The following books include interviews:

 The Playwright’s Art:  Conversations with Contemporary American Dramatists.  (call number PS 352 .P57 1995; interview with Wilson on pp. 277-296)

 In Their Own Words:  Contemporary American Playwrights.  (PS352 .S28 1988; interview on pp. 306-320)

More interviews:

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