Because theatre is a story-telling art form, we feel entitled to assume that the playwright got there before we got there.
One feels that the past stays the way you left it, whereas the present is in constant movement; it's unstable all around you.
I was so thrilled being a reporter, because it gave you the kind of access to people that you wouldn't ever get to meet.
I think theater ought to be theatrical.
Schepisi is the sort of director who could, would, and frequently did phone me whenever he came across a textual problem.
I like plays where people talk a lot. Conversation is sustained. Argument is sustained.