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Wendy Smith

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Wendy Smith is a contributing editor of The American Scholar. Her book reviews and author profiles appear frequently in The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Newsday, Publishers Weekly, and other publications. She has contributed articles to American Theatre magazine and is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women and the Board of Advisers of the ReGroup Theatre.

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Real Life Drama
The Group Theatre and America 1931-1940
Written by Wendy Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $20.00

Real Life Drama is the classic history of the remarkable group that revitalized American theater in the 1930s by engaging urgent social and moral issues that still resonate today.

Born in the turbulent decade of the Depression, the Group Theatre revolutionized American arts. Wendy Smith's dramatic narrative brings the influential troupe and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Real Life Drama
The Group Theatre and America, 1931-1940
Written by Wendy Smith


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

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