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 […]

Not There Yet : What Will It Take to Achieve Equality for Women in the Theatre? | American Theatre

Published in American Theater Magazine, November 2009 Discussing the status of women in the theatre feels a little like debating global warming. I mean, why are we still having this discussion? According to the NYSCA report[1], 83 percent of produced plays are written by men. And nobody doubts that the North Pole is melting, we […]

Where I Live | O at Home

Published in “O at Home” magazine column, 2006 If you were ever reading in a beautiful library and wished you could go pour yourself a bourbon and climb into bed, well, that’s what it’s like to live in my New York loft. It’s 1,500 square feet of rent-stabilized space in SoHo, complete with book-filled shelves, […]