–The Grace of Mary Traverse, Timberlake WertenbakerThere are so many marvelous lines and stunning passages in this script, I hesitate to pull out one bit to represent. Put this on your reading list. Better yet, stage the thing. Especially recommended for feminists and women’s studies scholars.
If this passage by Jeanette Winterson doesn’t make your heart quiver for even just a second, you’ve probably ceased to be a human being.
Thanks Utne for the recommendation.
Playwright Sarah Ruhl reads excerpts from “75 Essays I Don’t Have the Time to Write” in the Pearn Auditorium at the University of Scranton on Friday, October 21, 2011.
For an engaging personal account of the event, read Matthew Hinton’s post “A RETURN (to ART / PACK MENTALITY) … SARAH RUHL PROSELYTIZES at the UofS … and ECHOES in SOUND and LIGHT,” at The Analog Art Blog.