The entire play takes place in Grover's Corners, New Hampshire
"This play is called "Our Town."
The legendary Paul Newman has received both Tony and Emmy Award nominations for his performance as the Stage Manager in this Westport Country Playhouse production of Thornton Wilder's American classic. "Newman's performance is an event," wrote Tom Shales in the Washington Post, "something to distinguish this production from all the Our Towns that have preceded it."
"...There's Doc Gibbs comin' down Main Street now, comin' back from that baby case... "
"... She was Julia Hersey 'fore she married Doc Gibbs at the Congregational Church over there..."
"... the best young fellow in the world. George is a fine fellow..."
"Now, Rebecca, you always look very nice."
"Mr. Webb is Publisher and Editor of the Grover's Corners Sentinel. That's our local paper, y'know."
"Mrs. Webb, a thin, serious, crisp woman, has entered her kitchen, left, typing on an apron..."
"... Editor Webb's boy, Wallace..."
"... Emily was one of the brightest girls ever graduated from High School..."
"... Joe was awful bright -- graduated from high school here, head of his class..."
"Here comes Howie Newsome, deliverin' the milk."
"...I've asked Professor Willard of our State University to sketch in a few details of our past history here... Is Professor Willard here?"
"... He was organist at church, wasn't he? -- Hm, drank a lot, we used to say..."
"... I always say: happiness, that's the great thing! The important thing is to be happy."
"Nine thirty. Most of the lights are out. No, there's Constable Warren trying a few doors on Main Street..."
"Si Crowell has entered hurling imaginary newspapers into doorways..."
"... And here comes a Grover's Corners boy, that left town to go out West."
"...There's Joe Stoddard, our undertaker, supervising a new-made grave..."
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