Eric A. Gordon: If the theatres are now required to suddenly and drastically increase actor compensation, where will those funds come from? What will keep them from closing their doors?
Eric A. Gordon: Moonlight is a coming of age story that flows in gentle, episodic waves across time. Although the stage is rife with drugs and crime, harassment and extreme alienation, there are also moments of caring, tenderness, respect and love that must also be recalled.
Eric A. Gordon: Ove spends his days minding everybody else’s business and visiting his wife’s grave to bring flowers and unburden his troubled soul.
Eric A. Gordon: In this Waiting, we are rooting for a more actualized, self-realized person, named Grace, to emerge out of her Mary Tyler Moore-inspired fantasy that powerful women can “have it all” without compromise or conditions.
Eric A. Gordon: Known as really the first American playwright to go beyond inherited European dramatic models of melodrama and almost single-handedly establish a national theatre tradition, he is also aware of his Irishness.