Everybody Loves Bruce Norris

FROM JULY 2006: Except Bruce Norris. The playwright’s growing notoriety as a social satirist is surpassing his success as an actor, and Chicago’s top directors value him as an original mind and an excellent dinner companion. But nothing saves him (or the rest of us) from his contempt

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I’ve said to him many times that he is never so eloquent as when he’s describing something he despises.”
–Helen, a character in Bruce Norris’s The Infidel



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