This edition of The Dramatist focuses on casting and the collaboration between dramatists and actors. Casting directors discuss their process for casting a new play or musical, Tari Stratton moderates a roundtable on Casting Issues, and dramatists offer insights on when to begin casting their work. In addition, John Guare and Stephen Sondheim share great moments in casting history. Also included in this issue, Eleanor Burgess responds to Ten Questions about being a writer, Rhinne Groff answers questions about The Craft and Jeffrey Sweet explains "Why I Joined the Guild."
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