Theater

Episode 142: A. R. Gurney

pete  This sly anthropologist of WASP ways is much admired for his plays The Dining Room, Love Letters, Sylvia, and more. We talked at the Flea Theater about fathers and sons, students and teachers, and most emotion-charged of all: dogs versus cats. Drama is conflict. Plus music from Duncan Wickel and Lily Henley, who got along famously: music is not conflict.

  • father PERSON: his father
  • MIT PLACE: his classroom at MIT
  • lab THING: his rescue dog, Bill
  • old dominion RANDY’S PLACE: Old Dominion

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