Edwin WilsonDec 22, 2020
Magic Time, a Memoir
Notes on Theatre & Other Entertainment
Smith & Kraus 2020
Edwin Wilson's book Magic Time, a Memoir: Notes on Theatre & Other Entertainment (Smith & Kraus, 2020) is a spirited memoir of a long and fruitful career in the American theatre. Wilson was the theatre critic at the Wall Street Journal for over twenty years, and is also the author of some of the most widely-used theatre textbooks. In Magic Time he shares his reflections on the "golden age" of American theatre from the 1920s to the 1960s, as well as the changes that have come to Broadway since that time, including the emergence of major talents like August Wilson but also the increasing timidity of Broadway producers.
Andy Boyd is a playwright based in Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of the playwriting MFA at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the Arizona School for the Arts.