Performing Arts

American Poets On Stage: ‘Spoon River Anthology’ and ‘Simply Heavenly’

Langston Hughes in 1936. (Public domain)
Langston Hughes in 1936. (Public domain)

Neither “Spoon River Anthology” nor “Simply Heavenly” was a hit on Broadway, but both Broadway Masterworks CDs are highly recommended. Edgar Lee Masters (1869–1950) is...

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