So what is the scorecard of play production, both commercial and not-for-profit on Broadway over these last 20 years? Three hundred and ninety-seven productions by 228 playwrights, with more than a quarter of the plays produced written by the 17 men listed above.
While never having the intention of substituting drawing for writing, Lisa Ferber found that when her elderly mother became terminally ill, the lifelong playwright, lyricist and story author couldn't put words to paper.
I would not normally recommend seeing three plays in the span of eleven hours. But I would contend that this epic approach is the ideal way to experience the stories, characters and the striking commonalities in theme that bind these three works together.