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WATERSHED Playwrights’ Center Writing classes often emphasize exercises that are designed solely to encourage writing. Teachers will tell students not to worry about quality, just write it down. The beginning writer concentrates on writing, ultimately learning to discriminate between that which tells a provocative story and that which bores itself to sleep. Within this framework, […]

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What’s Weird

To the editors: With regard to [Anthony Adler’s] capsule review [of Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean] in the Reader’s Guide to the Theater, January 8th: I can think of a lot of “truly weird” plays written during this century, and I would never consider Jimmy Dean to be one […]