In Their Company: Portraits of American Playwrights
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Wishna lives and writes in New York City.. Gurney, Jeffrey Hatcher, Beth Henley, Israel Horovitz, Tina Howe, David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Corinne Jacker, Adrienne Kennedy, Arthur Kopit, Howard Korder, Larry Kramer, Tony Kushner, Neil LaBute, Warren Leight, Romulus Linney, Kenneth Lonergan, Craig Lucas, Eduardo Machado, Wendy MacLeod, Emily Mann, Donald Margulies, Tim Mason, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, Dael Orlandersmith, Suzan-Lori Parks, Peter Parnell, David Rabe, Paul Rudnick, Carl Handcock Rux, John Patrick Shanley, Wallace Shawn, Nicky Silver, Neil Simon, Anna Deavere Smith, Alfred Uhry, Paula Vogel, Naomi Wallace, Wendy Wasserstein, Mac Wellman, August Wilson, Lanford Wilson, George C. Collins and Wishna photograph and interview accomplished American playwrights in an attempt to capture that beginning and the journey to the stage.Playwrights included: Edward Albee, Robert Anderson, Jon Robin Baitz, Eric Bentley, Eric Bogosian, Constance Congdon, Kia Corthron, Christopher Durang, Horton Foote, Richard Foreman, Maria Irene Fornes, Jack Gelber, Richard Greenberg, John Guare, A.R. A living piece of theater begins with a single idea, cultivated in seclusion by the playwright. He has interviewed and profiled public figures, including statesman Abba Eban, actor Robert DeNiro, and chef Wolfgang Puck. He has served as an official photographer for the Museum of Modern Art in New York, W
Great Photographs, Great Writing What is it that makes a man or woman able to look at a bare stage and create a stage play that makes that stage come alive with excitement, drama, song. In this book famed portrait photographer Ken Collins has photographed sixty one of the best playwrights of our time. Equally famed journalist Victor Wishna has interviewed these playwrights and seems to have a way of getting them to talk about themselves, their lives, what drives them, and how they think of . Great gift book For anyone who loves the American theater, this is a perfect book for a gift. The photos are wonderful, and the text is very informative about the established and up-and-coming playwrights of today.. Fantastic book This is a great book if you love American theater. It is a wonderful concept with a beautiful displaysitting on the coffee table as I type.