Thornton Wilder and Wilder Times at Berkeley Public Library

November 16, 2012

Contact: Debbie Carton (Ph: 510-981-6236)

Aurora Theatre Company joins Berkeley Public Library for an evening to celebrate Thornton Wilder, his writing, and his time in our city. This free program takes place on Monday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 2090 Kittredge (at Shattuck), in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room. After graduating from Berkeley High School, Wilder mastered the dramatic form, won 3 Pulitzer Prizes, and left his mark on the pages of 20th century American theater history forever.  The Aurora’s Education Director Michael Mansfield will present a one-hour interactive discussion, in conjunction with the company's never-before-done production of 4 Wilder one-act plays - Wilder Times. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6241.  This program is sponsored by Friends of the Berkeley Public Library (  For accessibility information, call 510-981-6195, TTY (510) 528-1240,

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