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I’ve always had great satisfaction out of writing the plays. I’ve not always had great satisfaction out of seeing them produced-although often I’ve had satisfaction there. When things go well in production, on opening there’s no nicer feeling in the world-what could be nicer than watching an audience respond? You can’t that from a book. It’s a fine feeling to walk into the theater and see living people respond to something you’ve done.
Whether you are a writer, or an actor, or a stage manager, you are trying to express the complications of life through a shared enterprise. That’s what theatre was, always. And live performance shares that with an audience in a specific compact: the play is unfinished unless it has an audience, and they are as important as everyone else.
When I’m through with the Lee Greenwood Theatre, I won’t do anything else in entertainment. Maybe I’ll become an ambassador for the United States maybe I’ll get into television, some news anchoring or something in a major city. Certainly the visibility would interest me a little bit. But someplace that would allow me to sit still certainly.