Hurlyburly (1984). Written by David Rabe
. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984- 2 Jun 1985 (343 performances)...
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[on acting] There's a playpen aspect. When it's good, it's always there. You're a bit like kids, and you're in a sandbox, and you're making it up - or you think you are. A good director really is like a lifeguard. He sits on a big chair and he's got all these crazy kids in the sandbox and they're playing. Every once in a while, one of them slips or falls out of the sandbox or whatever, and a good...
When he did the Russian roulette scene in The Deer Hunter
(1978), he was remembering being sent to summer camp by his parents, which he hated. He felt betrayed, ostracized, alone - which he felt the character was experiencing at that point in the film.
Haunting, dark humour filled monologues