Working Shift: Playwright

David Rabe
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David Rabe
Jason Marck/WBEZ

Working Shift: Playwright

Actors and directors are usually the first roles people think of when it comes to live productions. But what about the mastermind? The writer behind the scenes creating and piecing together the plot, setting, and characters is where the magic begins. In this installment of Working Shift, we talk to David Rabe, a seasoned playwright about his writing process and what it’s like to see his words come to life on stage.