S15 Ep5: Playwright: Why Does Theater Still Matter?

Aired: 12/16/2013 | 0:01:14 | Clip
In this opening excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Playwright: From Page to Stage, these questions are posed: In a world where there are so many other options for entertainment, why do people still choose theater? Why does theater matter? And while supporting new plays is especially important, why does Broadway seem less and less interested in them?