Maurice Valency

Maurice Valency is Professor Emeritus of Columbia University, where he held the Brander Matthews Chair of Drama. For some fifteen years he was head of the Academic Department of the Julliard School, where he presided over the feast of reason and the flow of soul. A practical man of the theater-playwright for the stage (he translated, adapted, and collaborated in the production of two great Broadway successes, Giraudoux's The Madwoman of Chaillot and Durrenmatt's The Visit) and for television,...See more