Synopses & Reviews
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
Anna Deavere Smith
Mac Wellman and George C. Wolfe.
Representing the range and diversity of the American theatre today, the major American playwrights interviewed by Savran discuss their work, influences, and their craft. Photos.
A second volume of interviews with contemporary American playwrights by David Savran.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Thehaunted stage /byDavid Savran --Edward Albee --Jon Robin Baitz --Philip Kan Gotanda --Holly Hughes --Tony Kushner --Terrence McNally --Suzan-Lori Parks --Josâe Rivera --Ntozake Shange --Nicky Silver --Anna Deavere Smith --Paula Vogel --Wendy Wasserstein --Mac Wellman --George C. Wolfe.