In Defense Of Contemporary Playwrighting

Randy Gener is tired of all the doom-saying about American theatre these days. And why are critics attacking our playwrights? “They [playwrights] are taking real risks and reinvigorating our repertory of contemporary drama with muscular ideas and imaginative fervor. The bitter irony is that these bringers of new works are treated as if they were glassy-eyed dreamers and beggars in a house of plenty.”