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Wallace Shawn Looks for More From Theater

by Will Wlizlo

Tags: Wallace Shawn, theater, criticism, Arts, The Believer, Will Wlizlo,

Radical playwright and occasional essayist Wallace Shawn was recently interviewed by The Believer. Although the Believer Cover September 2010interview covers similar ground as former Utne Reader Senior Editor Jeff Severns-Guntzel’s podcast, Shawn shares interesting insights into literary criticism, American theater audiences, and playwright Harold Pinter.

Here’s a choice passage on theater as a source of amusement:

Source: The Believer (article not available online)