Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth

I recently saw a production of Wilder’s Skin of Our Teeth, given by Mountain View High School students. It was amazing.

First of all, I had forgotten just what a fine play Thornton Wilder had written. As a teen, I had been involved in two productions of it, myself. One in high school and the other in college. I was too young and too inexperienced to understand the complexities held within the manuscript. Wilder winning a Pulitzer Prize for the play should have been my first clue… Read more