The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America by Isaac Butler and Dan Kois:
CYNTHIA MACE (Harper in Los Angeles, 1992): (Long pause.) Write down “long pause.”
I said to Tony, I want to go home—meaning New York—and I trust you’ll do the right thing.
No one was sleeping. We were getting ulcers. We all heard that George C. Wolfe said—and he was right—that he couldn’t take the whole production if he was going to make it his own. It was like baseball: “I’ll trade you the two Mormons and the black guy.”