Don Wilmeth Endowed Lectureship in American Theatre

Don Wilmeth Endowed Lectureship in American Theatre

Established by the University in honor of Professor Don Wilmeth and his monumental contribution to the study of theatre at Brown for an annual lecture series on the American theatre. Income from the endowment supported the 9th Annual Don Wilmeth Endowed Lectureship in American Theatre and Performance.

Past visiting lecturers have included Laurence Maslon (2005), Jim Steinmeyer (2007), Christopher Bigsby (2008), Laura Linney (2008), Lynn Nottage (2010), Bill Irwin (2011), and Jude Ciccolella (2012). In 2013 Ayad Akhtar '93 gave a lecture about his career as a playwright and novelist.