Do you like the sound of this?:- "Before the Twentieth Century, the most common producer was the playwright. Playwrights are uniquely suited to recognize powerful new material for the stage. ... "
"Over the past ten decades, writers have deviated from their historical position in theatre, retreating from direct involvement with producing entities, and ceding control to third-party producers, thereby leaving the artistic future of playwriting to others whose understanding of and dedication to the most bracing new writing is not the same...
"But great theatre existed before large budgets, and can exist now without them."
If so, check out the Sanctuary Theatre (www.sanctuarytheatre.org) website for inspiration