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Timberlake Wertenbaker, an American-born European who writes for the British stage, is an experimental dramatist, adaptor, translator, and radio dramatist. Central topics in her work are the efforts of individuals, particularly women: pursuing quests, seeking change, breaking boundaries, and constructing or challenging gender roles. A central technique is the revisioning of actual or imaginary lives from the past, sometimes remote in place as well as in time.
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1951 According to standard reference sources, TW was born in New York. Bibliographic Citation link.
Early September 1988 TW's Our Country's Good opened at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Bibliographic Citation link.
December 1989 TW's Our Country's Good re-opened in the West End of London after successful runs in Toronto and Sydney. Bibliographic Citation link.
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