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Meet Davis Alianiello, Intern and Playscripts Playwright
Sam Shepard said that “You can’t make a living as a playwright.” You can’t make a living as an intern either. So with interning, as with playwriting, there has to be another reason. I started my internship at Playscripts three weeks ago, but my reason for wanting to intern came five years ago. The critic George Jean Nathan wrote that “an actor without a playwright is like a hole without a donut.” Stretching that metaphor; a playwright without distribution is like a donut lying on the street. At seventeen, I was that donut. Under the direction of a great teacher, I’d written ...

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