Playwright

A. R. Gurney

"I think in this country we're committed to developing plays, and many plays I've seen have been rewritten too much.…

August 21, 2019

N. F. Simpson

"Reality is an illusion created by a lack of alcohol.""I eat merely to put food out of my mind.""Remember, to…

August 21, 2019

E. V. Lucas

"The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it…

August 21, 2019

S. N. Behrman

"I have had just about all I can take of myself.""There are two kinds of people in one's life-people whom…

August 22, 2019

J. California Cooper

"All my family, my blood, is mixed up now. They don't even all know each other. I just hope they…

August 22, 2019

Quiara Alegria Hudes

"I think all of the decisions I make about my life and writing are the preparation - what I choose…

August 22, 2019

Ulpian Fulwell

"A fault is sooner found than mended.""Truth in the end shall prevail."

August 22, 2019

Abi Morgan

"I think the great thing about theatre, and if you start in theatre, is that it does build a confidence…

August 22, 2019

Dale Wasserman

"I come in a world of iron to make a world of gold."

August 22, 2019

T. S. Eliot

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.""We shall not cease…

August 22, 2019

Paddy Chayefsky

"Stop thinking about writing as art. Think of it as work. If you’re an artist, whatever you do is going…

August 22, 2019

W. Somerset Maugham

"Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more…

August 22, 2019

Yasmina Reza

"Theatre is a mirror, a sharp reflection of society. The greatest playwrights are moralists.""If I'm who I am because I'm…

August 22, 2019

Damon Galgut

"A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it's made. You go from one place to…

August 22, 2019

Camil Petrescu

"The last night of love, the first night of war"

August 22, 2019

Pam Gems

"I begin to perceive that I am a woman. What that is, heaven knows... the philosophy is yet to be…

August 22, 2019

Lanford Wilson

"If you can no longer think about the future, and you once dreamed of everlasting love, don't give up the…

August 23, 2019

Hanif Kureishi

"Being in love means being at the mercy of someone's childhood.""If you want something badly enough, you make arrangements. If…

August 23, 2019

Zoe Akins

"It is much more exquisite to be blown from the tree as a flower than to be shaken down as…

August 23, 2019

Langdon Elwyn Mitchell

"If we cannot be decent, let us endeavor to be graceful. If we can't be moral, at least we can…

August 23, 2019