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William Inge (1913–1973)

William (Motter) Inge brought small-town life in the American Midwest to Broadway with four successive dramatic triumphs: "Come Back Little Sheba" (1950), "Picnic" (1953; Pulitzer Prize), "Bus Stop" (1955) and "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (1957). With the exception of his Academy Award-winning screenplay for Splendor in the Grass (1961), ... See full bio »

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 2014/III Picnic (writer)
 2014 Esplendor en la hierba (Short)
 2000 Picnic (TV Movie) (play "Picnic")
 1986 Picnic (TV Movie) (play)
 1982 Bus Stop (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Splendor in the Grass (TV Movie) (1961 screenplay)
 1979 Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (novel)
 1977 Come Back, Little Sheba (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town (as Walter Gage)
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Come Back Little Sheba (1965) ... (play)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Out on the Outskirts of Town (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 Primera fila (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 The Stripper (play "A Loss of Roses")
 1962 All Fall Down (screenplay)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (play "Bus Stop" - 1 episode)
- Cherie (1961) ... (play "Bus Stop")
 1961 Splendor in the Grass (written by)
 1960 The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (based on the play by)
 1957 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Volta Mocidade (1957)
 1956 Bus Stop (based on the play by)
 1955 Come Back, Little Sheba (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Picnic (play "Picnic")
 1955 A.N.T.A. Album of 1955 (TV Movie) (play "Bus Stop")
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Glory in the Flower (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Come Back, Little Sheba (original play)
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Stage: Wrote "Bus Stop," performed at the American Theater Company in Chicago, IL. Scott Cooper was scenic designer. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Walter Gage
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Trivia:

Namesake of the University of Kansas Department of Theatre and Film's William Inge Memorial Theatre, a 50' square "black box" that seats 135. It is used primarily for student productions. See more »

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