” Frankly, seeing my plays with an audience is something I do with gritted teeth, I find the experience very difficult. I love the moment when you have just the dress rehearsal, when no one’s there, that’s kind of the peak to me. When people start filing in, I like to file out. “


” You do think, if you have your druthers, ‘I want to sort of be, not anonymous, but unknown’. But you don’t have your druthers in life, do you? “


” My mother wanted me to be a writer. But she was a child of the Depression and never understood that she wasn’t poor. So, you know, the idea of not having a job, it would creep through. But she tried very hard to be subtle about it. “


” It seems that the hurdle you have to jump over is everyone’s informed opinion. When you’re a young playwright, you’re probably too precarious in your own technique to understand that when these seemingly informed opinions are contradicting each other, it becomes this paralyzing monolith. “


” When you’re writing plays, it’s possible to believe you don’t have any real world skill. When you’re adapting, it is really all about the mechanics, so you feel closer to, I don’t know, an accountant or someone who has a body of information. It’s not all about temperament. “


” People talk about alienation in the city. Diners are a place where you feel comfortable, an extension of your house. “



All 6 Richard Greenberg Quotes about You in picture


Frankly, seeing my plays with an audience is something I do with gritted teeth, I find the experience very difficult. I love the moment when you have just the dress rehearsal, when no one
You do think, if you have your druthers,
My mother wanted me to be a writer. But she was a child of the Depression and never understood that she wasn
It seems that the hurdle you have to jump over is everyone
When you
People talk about alienation in the city. Diners are a place where you feel comfortable, an extension of your house.

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