I'm not suggesting that the play is without fault; all my plays are imperfect, I'm rather happy to say - it leaves me something to do.
Edward Albee (1928 -)
Source: On his play Tiny Alice, quoted in Observer (London), 5 April 1965.
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Sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out of his way to come back a short distance correctly.
Source: The Zoo Story.
One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand.
If Attila the Hun were alive today, he'd be a drama critic.
What people really want in the theater is fantasy involvement and not reality involvement.
A play is fiction and fiction is fact distilled into truth.
Source: NY Times, 18 September 1966.
I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Source: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, 1962.
Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
Source: Quoted in The Saturday Review, May 4, 1966.
You gotta have swine to show you where the truffles are.
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