Her play, "The Wake of Jamie Foster," was performed at the Alliance Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. Robert Van Tornhout was scenic designer.
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Compared to being a playwright, when you're on the set you're really not meant to talk to people or give any advice. In theater you have more of a relationship with the director. You can say things to the actor. If the movie gets made, there's something so beautiful about it being seen all over the world. [With Crimes of the Heart
(1986)] you made a lot more money. That was to my liking.
Won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Crimes of the Heart".
Stories set in the South