DOI: 10.5040/9781408190951.00000030
Acts: 2. Roles: Male (2) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

Max Stafford-Clark of the Royal Court Theatre suggested that Wilson write an ‘American’ play and the result was The Grass Widow, a darkly comedic tale of four strangers who assemble to divide the estate of their mutual and mysteriously deceased friend, Morty, in the marijuana-rich valleys of Santa Cruz, California.

The Sunday Telegraph praised The Glass Widow as the play that ‘hilariously confirms that Mr Wilson is the liveliest and the most enlivening English dramatist of his generation.’

The Grass Widow was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre on 1 November 1983, in a production directed by Max Stafford-Clark.

From Wilson Plays: 2


Bloomsbury Publishing

Snoo Wilson

ISBN: 9780413744005

Series: Contemporary Dramatists

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