DIRECTOR'S NOTES FROM NATHANIEL QUINN
The playwright discusses why the New York production was unique, the role of race in her play, and why she doesn’t consider herself a career playwright.
‘Really’ Meditates on History’s Forgotten Subjects - The Village Voice
Photography can be a way to control reality. By stealing an instant from the ungoverned stream of time, photographers impose order on flux. And by artfully posing their subjects, they can transform a living, changing person into a static image of their own imagining.
Really asks what do we try to leave behind, what do we actually leave behind, and how do we deal with being left - Undermain Theatre
What can you see through a camera lens that you can’t with the naked eye? Is what you are seeing “real” or is it just a flash of the subject?
Rereading: Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes - The Guardian
Grieving for his mother, Roland Barthes looked for her in old photos – and wrote a curious, moving book that became one of the most influential studies of photography.
Jackie Sibblies Drury: Thinking and Feeling - American Theatre Magazine
Her Pulitzer-winning play ‘Fairview’ is about why white people should make space for people of color; she’s amused that it’s controversial.