” One of the things I learned in ‘Slavs!’ is that it’s much easier to talk about being gay than it is to talk about being a socialist. People are afraid of socialism, and plays that deal with economics are scarier to them. “


” People shouldn’t trust artists and they shouldn’t trust art. Part of the fun of art is that it invites you to interpret it. “


” When I’m writing a new play, there’s a period where I know I shouldn’t be out in public much. I imagine most people who create go through something like this. You willfully loosen some of the inner straps that hold your core together. “


” As a playwright, you are a torturer of actors and of the audience as well. You inflict things on people. “


” I grew up in a small Southern town, and there were white people and black people. Coming to New York to go to Columbia, every time I went into the subway I was absolutely astounded because you see people from all over the world who actually live here – who aren’t just here as tourists. “



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As a playwright, you are a torturer of actors and of the audience as well. You inflict things on people.
I grew up in a small Southern town, and there were white people and black people. Coming to New York to go to Columbia, every time I went into the subway I was absolutely astounded because you see people from all over the world who actually live here - who aren
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