Theater: More Talleys

A TALE TOLD by Lanford Wilson

Many writers have focused on a place, a time or a family. But few have been so specific—or so obsessed—as Lanford Wilson is in his saga of the Talley family of Lebanon, Mo. Talley's Folly took place on July 4, 1944, and Fifth of July opened on the same night, 33 years later. Now the third of the series, which began a three-week run off-Broadway last week, returns to Independence Day 1944, with the action of A Tale Told supposedly unfolding at the same time as that of Talley's Folly. While Matt Friedman and Sally Talley,...

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