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We chat with the always delightful Philip Dawkins about his two new plays, “Failure: A Love Story” and “The Homosexuals”
Failure: A Love Story is a magical, musical fable about the the three Fail sisters, who, by the end of 1928 will all be dead. Moving backwards through time, The Homosexuals follows Evan, a gay man, and his close-knit group of friends and lovers as they navigate the changing meaning of being gay in America. We talk with playwright Philip Dawkins about Chicago, the writing process, and finding inspiration in unusual places.
What was your inspiration for writing Failure: A Love Story?
It was two-fold. One source of inspiration was a kind of visual ...

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