WHY MARRY? by Jesse Lynch Williams (1918): Chosen by Committee Episode 1

In episode 1 of this new podcast, Josh Herren, John Rosenberg, and Christopher Munden discuss the very first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Jesse Lynch Williams’s satire Why Marry?

The new podcast aspires to read and discuss every play which won a Pulitzer, chronologically. Enjoy the first installment:

Jennifer Childs and Scott Greer read an excerpt, taken from the end of Act I. ERNEST (Greer) is a world famous scientist, middle class but not of the same wealth as HELEN (Childs). She is his talented lab assistant, a “New Woman” with bold views on marriage and women working. They share an, as yet, unspoken attraction.

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