The mainstream is generally garbage. Look at the heavily subsidized theaters.
After watching my poor mother being sometimes neglected by my father, it was almost tattooed on my brain that I would never cause hardship or despair to a partner.
I may be 80, but I intend to keep acting until the day I die. Instead of slowing down, I've discovered my second wind.
It's impossible to have a favourite Shakespeare, since so many of the plays rouse and inspire completely different parts of your being.
I'm very resistant to most forms of theater.
When I wrote 'East,' I wanted a completely earthy, very sexy, very violent play, so I wrote in verse. I found it not only satisfying but releasing. It gave me an opportunity to play with language. We never played the characters like the yobs that they are, but rather in a slightly heightened way.