OSW’s Peter Alzado

"There is a truth to theater that you may not see out on the street." — Peter Alzado
Peter Alzado
Peter Alzado

As we sat in the darkened theater on a sunny day, Peter expanded on his vision of theater and the release of the soul.

EH: You have two plays coming up in the next season: “Golden Boy” by Clifford Odets and “Glen Garry Glen Ross” by David Mamet. What attracted you to present those plays?

PA: Both plays deal with the downside of the American economic system. I’m all there with free enterprise, but I think, taken as far as it can go, it becomes cannibalism, and we are seeing that now. There needs to be free market but there also needs to be a recognition that we’re all human and we need to treat each other in a fashion that respects that money is not the end of everything: the be-all and end-all. That’s what has brought us to the place we are now.

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