Category Archives: Lewiston

A Journey to Lewis and Clark in New Haven

As LWT’s Digital Content Manger I usually deal exclusively in things that are, well… digital. But when I found out the hand drawn maps from the Lewis and Clark expedition were in the collections of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library a mere 5 minutes from my desk, I couldn’t settle for the digital… Continue reading →

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Moving Forward in LEWISTON

In this third and final intallment of LWT’s exclusive interview with Samuel D. Hunter, Literary Manager Christine Scarfuto asks the playwright to touch on the connection between personal and shared history and the role it plays in the characters’ lives. Q: How important is it for these characters to understand their personal and shared history as… Continue reading →

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The Lost Sense of Discovery in LEWISTON

In part two of LWT Literary Manager Christine Scarfuto’s interview with Lewiston playwright Samuel D. Hunter, she inquires about how the playwright’s characters are effected by the false mythology of Lewis and Clark and a lost sense of discovery in American lives today. Q: In Lewiston, the central character tries to imagine what it felt like… Continue reading →

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Why-daho? Samuel D. Hunter’s interest in Idaho and the legacy of Lewis and Clark

  In many of his plays, Samuel D. Hunter investigates the complexities of living in and around small towns in Idaho. He’s originally from a small Idaho town himself (Moscow, to be exact). He takes the charming idealism and sense of community we associate with life in small-town America and turns it on its head,… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre announces titles in its 2015-16 season

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces four titles in its 2015-16 season. Subscriptions are currently on sale, and can be purchased by calling 203-787-4282. Single tickets will go on sale August 1, 2015. The season will begin in October with the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama… Continue reading →

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