Lillian Hellman (1905 – 1984) the renowned and sometimes controversial American playwright and memoirist wrote plays that dealt with difficult subject matter. Though the height of her creative endeavor was in the mid-20th century, she was still considered a pioneering female playwright.
The Children’s Hour (1934) was the play that launched Hellman’s career in theater. This was followed by number of other successful productions, includingThe Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, and Toys in the Attic. Read More→