The Reader’s Notebook: John Patrick

May 17, 2018

John Forsythe as Fisby and David Wayne as Sakini on Broadway in 1954
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May 17, 2018 -- John Patrick was an American playwright and screenwriter. His 1953 stage adaptation of Vern J. Sneider's novel The Teahouse of the August Moon marked the height of his fame, winning both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for drama.