Really the whole thing is quite good.
“Art is not about understanding. No one asks what does Mozart mean.”
“In the West we don’t trust pleasure as a form of meaning anymore”
“I see the show and then about an hour later I go ‘it’s time to write.’ That’s it. I’ve gotta go on pure instinct [I don’t heavily research the critics’ responses to the show or the general consensus]”
“You must be radically vulnerable in your work” “You must not stay in your lane. You must be able to wear whatever hat you want as long as it does not hurt anyone.”
He loves what he does and hopes to do it for all his life. But every morning wakes up stressed out of failure and publicity