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I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre.
My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don’t think that they actually got to know one another deeply.Tags in Thought, Profession
My parents didn’t really know one another.
Since it’s based on my parents, it’s more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them.Topics in FunnyTags in Parents, Care, Emotionally
|Birth:||2nd January, 1949|
Christopher Ferdinand Durang was born in Montclair, New Jersey. He is an American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy. His play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike won the Tony Award for Best Play in 2013. He received a B.A. in English from Harvard and an M.F.A. in playwriting from Yale School of Drama.
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