Directing the College Production: “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Part 1
I spoke to director Steve Gaissert about his production of Christopher Durang’s play at The College of New Jersey in April.
R.W.: Steve, this play has 3 characters in their 50’s. Why did you think this would work with college students?
S.G.: Conventional wisdom would suggest that it would be most appropriate to choose a play that only has characters close to the students’ age ranges. It's clear, however, that factors beyond merely these are often in play.
For one, they want audiences, which