Yesterday, in another context, I referenced the above famous saying by William Goldman. Today, a perfect example:
“I’m dumbfounded,” Mr. Simon, 82, who has won a Pulitzer and three Tony Awards, said in an interview. “After all these years, I still don’t get how Broadway works or what to make of our culture.”
The NYT article then blithely proceeds to explain how Broadway works, what to make of our culture, and why the abrupt closing of the revival of Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs was essentially inevitable. But only after the fact.
Because Nobody Knows Anything.
— Mark Barrett