All of the best plays follow a character's emotional journey. Look at "King Lear." Look at "Macbeth." I love to be surprised by what actors discover in the characters. I'm directing two plays that I wrote 45 years ago [at the Cherry Lane Theatre], but I'm finding the actors bring new life to them. I can't tell how audiences will respond to them now, and I don't think about how the plays will resonate with audiences today. My plays were written at a particular time
and can't be updated. That's ridiculous. People update Shakespeare because he's in the public domain and can't get his agent to call and
Friday, March 28, 2008
Actors and Albee Q&A
The Globe provides a forum in which Albee answers questions from Actors and Directors who have produced his works.