(1983 to 1984 season) Her play, "Crimes of the Heart," was performed at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Paul Benedict was director. Robert D. Soule was set designer. William Lane was costume designer. John F. Custer was lighting 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.
With Stephen Tobolowsky, she co-wrote David Bryne's "True Stories". Tobolowsky documents much of their time together on his podcast "The Tobolowsky Files".
Female bonding as a central theme