The transition from writing for nothing to writing for a paycheck has been smooth. But is stage work now a dream, or just a daydream?
Each week the CW series serves up an hourlong musical comedy about its characters’ tangled inner lives.
After all, the last time the medium had a supposed Golden Age was when it staged plays live. Coincidence?
Increasingly, playwrights writing for television are finding creative satisfaction they don’t always get in the theatre.
Actor. Playwright. Activist. Zombie slayer. Is there anything she can’t do?
One show saw theatre as an island of misfit toys, the other as a glamorous roundelay of pretty people. Guess which one rings truer?