Honoring the Profession: Introducing Playwrights Welcome | Breaking Character Magazine

Published in Breaking Character Magazine, December 2016 Read the original interview here. This past fall, Samuel French launched Playwrights Welcome, a national initiative for Dramatists Guild Members that asks theaters to offer unsold tickets to professional playwrights on the day of a performance. Our Breaking Character Magazine Editor, Courtney Kochuba, sat down with Bruce Lazarus […]

Christopher and Marsha Explain It All for You | The Juilliard Journal

By David Auburn Published in The Juilliard Journal, March 2014 In honor of the 20th anniversary of Juilliard’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program, one of its many distinguished alums, David Auburn (who wrote, among other plays, the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning Proof), chatted with co-directors Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang. So, I guess the first […]

Marsha Norman | BOMB Magazine

by April Gornik When I first met Marsha Norman—Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman, that is—I was delighted to find her not only accessible but also to be a playful person with a fabulous sense of humor. I had not seen her play ’Night Mother, when it had its hugely successful run, but subsequently read it […]