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

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

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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
Jos Rivera
Ntozake Shange
Nicky Silver
Anna Deavere Smith
Paula Vogel
Wendy Wasserstein
Mac Wellman and George C. Wolfe.

Author: David Savran
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Published: 04/01/1999
Pages: 300
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.29lbs
Size: 9.04h x 6.02w x 0.97d
ISBN: 9781559361637

Review Citation(s):
Reference and Research Bk News 11/01/2000 pg. 177