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Young Jean Lee: Inviting Everyone into the Room, Straight White Men, Too

I met one of my closest friends in graduate school. We were both aspiring playwrights; I, however had the strangely distinct luck to be from a poor background and of minority descent, while he was from plentiful means and Caucasian.

Asymmetric
In the Trenches with Mac Rogers

This week I was sitting in my kitchen—the kids drawing in permanent marker on the walls nearby—and I was mumbling lines about global warfare. I’m a sometime actor, in addition to being a producer and writer, and I have to say my lines out loud a thousand times or I can’t memorize them.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2014

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