My shows initially sound impossible. If it sounds like a sure thing, I run away. Theater is an inconvenient business, and you have to surprise people. I am an enemy of cynicism, and the cynicism comes when you aim too low. I love shows that, on paper, make people say: "What? You're going to put puppets on Broadway? You're going to put a drug dealer on Broadway? These people have AIDS! You're going to produce an entire show about a guy who just plays a record? You can't do that!"
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
"You Can't Do That!"
Broadway Producer Kevin McCollum is interviewed by Brendan Kiley in The Stranger: