Revealed: what playwrights talk about when they talk about writing

Sandra Giorgetti

Edward Albee, Lanford Wilson, David Hare, Lynn Nottage and A R Gurney are amongst the leading British and American playwrights whose conversations with Jeffrey Sweet are published in April by Yale University Press, London.

Contributors to What Playwrights Talk About When They Talk About Writing discuss the art and craft of playwriting, their inspiration and work in production, offering personal in-sights on the creative writing process and the business of theatre writing.

Jeffrey Sweet is an award-winning playwright and theatre historian. In addition to a number of plays, he has published a history of Chicago-based theatre Second City, a history of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and two books on playwriting, The Dramatist’s Toolkit and Solving Your Script.

What Playwrights Talk About When They Talk About Writing is published on 4 April by Yale University Press, London (ISBN: 9780300211443).