” When I started out, I wanted to be Billy Joel. The plan was to be a singer-songwriter of that ilk, and, then, I got waylaid – that’s probably an unfair way to say it – from being a rock star by the musical theatre stuff, which I love doing. “


” My work is very popular with performers, and there are theatre people who get what I’m doing and what tradition I’m working in. I’m very grateful to them – they’re my people, who understand why I work the way I do. “


” What I aspire to do, and what I try the hardest to do, is write stuff that’s very personal in its way. I figure I can only say things the way I say them, so I’m trying to do something that is kind of anti-generic. “


” I did musicals in high school, certainly. And then I just kept wanting to do them. I felt at home in the theater, in that way that, you know, you’re supposed to if that’s the kind of person you are. “


” I’m not doubtful that I am doing what I should be doing – writing for theater – and that I’m doing it in a way no one else does it. Whether anyone else is paying attention or anyone else cares, I’m still ambivalent about that. It’s still an open question. “



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When I started out, I wanted to be Billy Joel. The plan was to be a singer-songwriter of that ilk, and, then, I got waylaid - that
My work is very popular with performers, and there are theatre people who get what I


What I aspire to do, and what I try the hardest to do, is write stuff that
I did musicals in high school, certainly. And then I just kept wanting to do them. I felt at home in the theater, in that way that, you know, you
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