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Ruth Wolff Biography (1932-)
Born December 17, 1932, in Malden, MA; married Martin Bloom (an architect), August 7, 1955; children: Evan Todd. Addresses: AGENT--Rick Leed, Hesseltine-Baker Associates, Ltd., 165 W. 46th Street, New York, NY 10036.
Wolff told CTFT, "While I often seem to be dealing with the past, with history, to me it is the present. For me, it is too limiting to be bound by this minute, this place. I feel my province is any time, all places. Even hell and heaven. That is because I feel human nature never changes. Attitudes change. Surfaces change. The basic verities don't. If there is any theme which runs through all my plays, it is the insistence of each of these heroines on takinglife into her own hands and making as much as she can of it. If there is anysubject which is common to all the plays, it is, in one variation or another,the baffling, exciting, infuriating, inexhaustible, impenetrable subject oflove."
- Birth Details
- December 17, 1932
- Malden, Massachusetts, United States
- PLAYS PRODUCED/PUBLISHED Adaptation, The Golem, off Broadway production,1959.
- Folly Cove, O'Neill Theatre Center, 1967.
- Still Life with Apples, O'Neill Theatre Center, 1968.
- Arabic Two, New Theatre workshop, 1969.
- Eden Again, Kennedy Center Commission, 1976.
- Eleanor of Aquitane, staged reading, Playwrights Horizons.
- The Abdication, Bristol Old Vic, 1971, Italian production touring Italy,Eureka Theatre, San Francisco, 1979, productions in Massachusetts, Illinois,Kansas, Missouri, California, and De Haagse Comedie, Holland, 1985; publishedin The New Women's Theatre, Random House, 1977.
- Sarah in America, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, 1981, seen on Kennedy Center Tonight, PBS.
- George and Frederic, staged reading, Williamstown Theatre Festival, MA, 1982, stage reading, Playwrights Horizons.
- Empress of China, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, NY, 1984, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 1984.
- The Perfect Marriage, 1983.
- The Abdication, Warner Brothers, 1974.
- The Incredible Sarah, 1976.
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