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One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and (more…)

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Season 8, Episode 9 The Diaries of Adam and Eve

The first couple are portrayed by Meredith Baxter Birney and David Birney in "The Diaries of Adam and Eve," a combination of two works by Mark Twain: "Extracts from Adam's Diary" (1893) and "The Diary of Eve" (1906). Taped in July 1988 in Dallas. David Birney edited Twain's works for the play.