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May 23, 2009 6:30 PM Subscribe
The Loss of Nameless Things chronicles
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the rise and literal fall of the playwright Oakley "Tad" Hall III. Many who knew him - including his father Oakley Hall
) and the avant-garde group of actors that formed around him at the Lexington Conservatory Theatre (now Capital Repertory
) - were convinced he was destined to be a great American playwright. However, his ascent was cut short when a mysterious plunge from a bridge left him unable to write for years.
Having recovered to some extent in recent years, he is now said to be working on an autobiography titled Alf and Me, which centers on his life-long identification with the French playwright Alfred Jarry