Thinking he won’t, goddammit he will

Oh shit, he wrote plays.

Unfortunately they suck no worse than a lot of “new works” I’ve auditioned for. But there’s one unforgivable dramatic shortcoming in his plays, which will be as interesting to the criminal psych folks at Quantico as to playwrights:

He has no sympathy for his antagonists. They’re half-dimensional receptacles representing teachers and parents. They’re not people.

You can’t write an interesting play if you have no sympathy for your antagonists.

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