Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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Those who bemoan the state of American theater should consider this sobering fact: even for its most successful playwrights and directors, it’s a world without money or security. According to theater lore, it was playwright Robert Anderson (“Tea and Sympathy,” “I Never Sang for My Father”) who said that the theater is a place where you can make a killing but not a living.