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Thornton Wilder's classic play on Grover's Corners, a fictional small town and its story taking place between 1901 and 1913, dealing with themes as life, death and the everyday routine of ... See full summary »

Director:

James Naughton

Writer:

Thornton Wilder
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jayne Atkinson ... Mrs. Gibbs
Wendy Barrie-Wilson Wendy Barrie-Wilson ... Woman in Balcony
Reathel Bean Reathel Bean ... Man in Auditorium
John Braden John Braden ... Professor Willard
Tom Brennan Tom Brennan ... Joe Stoddard
Kieran Campion ... Baseball Player
Patch Darragh ... Baseball Player
Frank Converse ... Dr. Gibbs
Jane Curtin ... Mrs. Webb
Jeffrey DeMunn ... Mr. Webb
Mia Dillon ... Mrs. Soames
Conor Donovan ... Wally Webb
Ben Fox Ben Fox ... George Gibbs
Kristen Hahn Kristen Hahn ... Rebecca Gibbs
Carter Jackson Carter Jackson ... Sam Craig
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Thornton Wilder's classic play on Grover's Corners, a fictional small town and its story taking place between 1901 and 1913, dealing with themes as life, death and the everyday routine of its many residents, all followed and detailed by the Stage Manager. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 2003 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder opened at Henry Miller's Theater on February 4, 1938, ran for 338 performances and won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1938. See more »

Quotes

Emily: Does anybody realize what life is while they're living it - every, every minute?
Stage Manager: No. Saints and poets, maybe. They do some.
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Connections

Featured in 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004) See more »

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One of the best versions of Our Town
24 May 2003 | by JBT-DMCSee all my reviews

As someone who loved the William Holden version, and I have also acted in a community theatre version of this (as the "Stage Manager" character)... so I think I can give a valid point of view on this film. It is one of the best stage versions that I have ever seen. A very interesting way to do it with minimalist props and scenery compared to the traditional "dark stage and spotlight version". I can not wait for it to be released on DVD, and since it is a Showtime Networks and PBS Masterpiece Theatre co-production, I know it is only a matter of time before it is released. This is one DVD that will have a prized position in my DVD collection.


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