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January 31, 2006

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Neil Shakespeare

Didn't know her work, but sounds like she was special.

Angeline

You know I am very sad.
How many women playwrights can most people name?
She was on the list.

When you and I first met, I believe it was August Wilson who had just passed on. And Arthur Miller, nearly a year ago.

Perhaps those are our three.
Pulitzer Prize winning Playwrights.
Sad sad sad.

Lily@LoseTheNoose

FLS,
You write such moving tributes, and describe the ways people touch you so thoughtfully.

pia

I'm sorry that I was the one to tell you, so to speak.

Wendy Wasserstein and I are the same age, come from similiar backgrounds. She became Wendy Wasserstein and I didn't

Her plays up to and including The Heidi Chronicles resonanted through me as if I were a character

And damn did I wish I could write like her.

Wish I was going to be on Times Square tonight when the lights are dimmed.

Hope that there is a public memorial service at Lincoln Center as her later plays all basically began there.

Vickie

FLS-A great tribute you have written and shared with us on a lady I so admired and loved. She leaves us at a much too young age but will be remembered forever. Such a sad day.

CrackerLilo

Beautiful tribute, and I'm ever so sorry you had to write it.

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