What shouldn’t you do if you’re a young playwright? Don’t bore the audience! I mean, even if you have to resort to totally arbitrary killing on stage, or pointless gunfire, at least it’ll catch their attention and keep them awake. Just keep the thing going any way you can.
(Tennessee Williams )
Just keep the thing going, any way you can is Gert’s motto too, but so far she hasn’t had to resort to arbitrary killing or pointless gunfire. That’s a thought, though….
George Plimpton The Writer’s Chapbook 193