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People think that when you’re connected with other people it’s more painful. The opposite is true. When you’re connected to the river you have despair,…
It’s a weird thing about the truth: It protects you. What really makes you vulnerable is when you’re lying because you’re going to get caught.…
I’ve been involved in social activism my entire life, and I would argue that many people involved in social activist movements have done very little…
I was a waitress for nine years, which I don’t regret at all. It taught me about discipline. I was always writing; it took a…
I’m a feminist; I grew up with feminism, but I also think there’s a way in which we need to shake things up so that…
I try not to think about what people think of me. You can’t, because then you get hung up in all the people who love…
I think theatre to some extent is always about telling stories, isn’t it, and I think what I’ve learned is that freedom comes when you…
I grew up in a tradition where having ideas and contributing to the community and creating art that had an impact on the world mattered.…
Cancer essentially lives in us and becomes activated at some point, and then cells begin to psychotically divide. Initially, the cancer cell looks like other…
Before cancer, I was obviously disconnected. I had a tumor the size of a mango inside me and didn’t do anything about it. It wasn’t…
When you destroy a population, once femicide happens, we’re going to see the end of humanity, because I don’t know how you sustain a future…
Why are women immobile? Because so many feel like they’re waiting for someone to say, ‘You’re good, you’re pretty, I give you permission.’
Do I think it’s great that we have a celebrity system where some people matter and some people don’t? No. But do I think we’ll…
Whatever culture, whatever country, girls are taught to please others as opposed to pleasing themselves.
Theater has an incredible capacity to move people to social change, to address issues, to inspire social revolution.
The minute someone tells you you have cancer, it’s kind of like you die. You really do die. It’s like you get that you’re mortal.
Since cancer, I feel like I have dreams rather than ambitions, visions rather than plans.
Security isn’t what I hunger for. I hunger for change. I hunger for connection.
I’m a nomad. I have a place in New York in the Flatiron District, and I have a place in Paris in Ile Saint-Louis, and…
I was born in Manhattan and grew up in Scarsdale. Scarsdale didn’t work for me as a place at all.
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