The Playwright's Voice: American Dramatists on Memory, Writing and the Politics of Culture pdf epub fb2

The Playwright's Voice: American Dramatists on Memory, Writing and the Politics of Culture by David Savran pdf epub fb2

The Playwright's Voice: American Dramatists on Memory, Writing and the Politics of Culture Author: David Savran
Title: The Playwright's Voice: American Dramatists on Memory, Writing and the Politics of Culture
ISBN: 1559361638
ISBN13: 978-1559361637
Other Formats: docx lrf azw doc
Pages: 300 pages
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group; 1st edition (April 1, 1999)
Language: English
Category: Arts & Photography
Size PDF version: 1433 kb
Size EPUB version: 1840 kb
Subcategory: Performing Arts




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 AlbeeJon Robin BaitzPhilip Kan GotandaHolly HughesTony KushnerTerrence McNallySuzan-Lori ParksJosé RiveraNtozake ShangeNicky SilverAnna Deavere SmithPaula VogelWendy WassersteinMac Wellman and George C. Wolfe.