He discovered a beautiful play by an unknown playwright and paid him a huge sum to have the play performed once and never again; Wynand was the sole spectator at the single performance; the script was burned next morning.
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Never mind that she hadn’t heard of George Bernard Shaw until the telegram—he was some famous playwright in England.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Uprising
Montgomery has a beautiful park that houses the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, which brings nationally acclaimed playwrights and actors to Alabama to perform Shakespeare and modern theatrical productions.