Playwright and writer
- If the action of The Bridge Party moves at what might at times seems to be a snail’s pace, it is because I want the audience to experience the characters as full human beings, not as abstractions or stereotypes…
- On choosing her pacing (as quoted in the book Strange Fruit: Plays on Lynching by American Women; 1998)
- Sometimes, if people aren’t part of the majority, we tend to get flat portrayals of them.
- On the trickiness of writing underrepresented characters in “Sandra Seaton brings a personal touch to 'Music History'” in CityPulse (2010 Aug 18)
- Get younger people to imagine what life was like back then, in ways that can touch their own experience. They’ll see people all along have had challenges and lives similar to their own.
- On her hopes of how the younger generation will receive her play Music History in “Sandra Seaton brings a personal touch to 'Music History'” in CityPulse (2010 Aug 18)