In 1969, Lanford Wilson co-founded the Circle Repertory Company, where many of his works had their premieres. The theater was a New York landmark until it closed in 1996.
Marty Reichenthal/Associated Press
Checkmate: In addition to achieving fluency in French, Kline also had to brush up on his chess skills. "I can now predict four or five moves ahead; I can see that I'm going to lose much sooner," he jokes.
Patrick Glaize/Studio Canal/Zeitgeist Films