Collected Stories: A Writer’s Dilemma Unplugged
By Maritza Cosano
Does a writer have a right to create art from the biographical material of another person’s life, particularly if that other person is also a writer? That vexed, emotional and legal question is at the heart of Donald Margulies’ 1996 play Collected Stories, now playing at Palm Beach Dramaworks, a theater bent on smart and provocative storytelling.
Artfully directed by Paul Staccato with brilliant performances by actresses Anne-Marie Cusson (Ruth Steiner) and Keira Keeley (Lisa Morrison), Collected Stories is a play with deep ideas that is so characteristically Margulies, a playwright known for beautifully layered engaging tales, where characters meet and collide, and spark real-life, artistic conflicts. Read more>>
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