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This edition: The Play that Changed My Life

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 11, 2009.

First aired: February 7, 2010.

What was THE PLAY THAT CHANGED YOUR LIFE? Not only the title of a new American Theatre Wing book, which posed that question to 19 of America's most distinguished playwrights, but the start of a discussion by two of those playwrights, Tina Howe and Diana Son.

They also talk about which of their own plays changed their lives; what role theatre played while growing up; if there were teachers who inspired them to get involved in theatre writing; what drew them to playwriting; how much of themselves are in their characters; and their role as mentors for young writers.

Guest List

Prof. Tina Howe Playwright/Writer

Howard Sherman Moderator, American Theatre Wing

Diana Son Playwright

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