“Major parts of the characters are made up, though the world they inhabit, and some of the ideas, personalities are based on people in my life. The Godmother is based on my godmother, who isn’t Greek but is married to a Greek. There’s a male cousin who is like a conglomeration of some of my relatives in Greece. Threads of my life are in this play.”Read the full interview here.
Monday, March 21, 2016
Meet Maria Burnham on Windy City Greek
Windy City Greek recently spoke with playwright Maria Burnham about writing, her play Mitera — our spring show opening in a few weeks — and what it was like to grow up Greek in the Deep South.