TT: Drama kings

I’m in today’s Wall Street Journal, not with a “Sightings” column (that’s next week) but as the guest contributor of the Journal‘s “Five Best” books feature, whose participants are invited to name five favorite books in a category of their choosing. I chose theatrical biographies, and these were my picks:


- Park Honan, Shakespeare: A Life


- Michael Holroyd, Bernard Shaw (the one-volume abridgment)


- Simon Callow, Orson Welles: The Road to Xanadu


- Moss Hart, Act One


- John Lahr, Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton


The Journal has posted a free link to this piece. To read it, go here.

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