The Craft with Charles Fuller

Questions and answers on the craft of playwriting.

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Charles Fuller photographed by James McNeel

QOnce you have an idea, how do you proceed? Do you take notes? Do you outline? Do you plunge right in?


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Charles Fuller

(1939-2022) was a member of the Dramatists Guild for over 40 years. He won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for A Soldier’s Play, which received its Broadway debut in the 2019/2020 season, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.