Born: St. Lucia, 1930
St Lucian born Derek Walcott was an award winning poet, playwright and recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. Walcott was educated at St. Mary’s College, St Lucia and at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, before moving to Trinidad where he founded the Trinidad theatre workshop in 1959 which produced many of his early plays. Walcott moved to America and took up a teaching post at Boston University where he founded the Boston Playwright’s Theatre in 1981. Walcott has published more than twenty plays, the majority of which have been produced by the Trinidad Theatre Workshop.
Remembrance and Pantomime: Two Plays
Publisher: Faber and Faber
The Joker of Seville and Babylon!: Two Plays
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux Inc