The Insubstantial Pageant: Writing for Performance
We are born ready to talk and listen, but it takes years to learn to read and write. What is gained and lost when the redolent swirl of human experience is consigned to the abstract, linear, preterite alphabetic code? And what ironies await when the freeze-dried code is reconstituted as live performance?
Margaret Edson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.
writing, theater, live performance, language, playwright
Performance Studies | Playwriting
Edson, Margaret. "The Insubstantial Pageant: Writing for Performance." Ensemble video, 01:15:34. October 18, 2012. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/q6PFn4j3