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The Playwright's Voice: American Dramatists on Memory, Writing and the Politics of Culture

Book Details
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Published: 1999-04-01
  • Edition: 1st
This new volume of interviews with contemporary playwrights attests to the fact the dramatic art is alive and well in America and celebrates the art and talent of fifteen of the theatre's most important artists. In extensive interviews, they discuss their work, influences and their craft and how the art form relates to our cultural heritage, as well as the state of theatre-its-meaning and purposes as we approach the 21st Century. David Savran lays out their remarkable achievements and provides telling insights to their work in his substantial introductions to each interview.

Interviews with: Edward Albee
Jon Robin Baitz
Philip Kan Gotanda
Holly Hughes
Tony Kushner
Terrence McNally
Suzan-Lori Parks
José Rivera
Ntozake Shange
Nicky Silver
Anna Deavere Smith
Paula Vogel
Wendy Wasserstein
Mac Wellman and George C. Wolfe.

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