Betty Comden

There is something about the creative process… which is that you can’t talk about it. You try to think of anecdotes about it, and you try to explain, but you’re never really saying what happened… it’s a sort of happy accident.

“There is something about the creative process… which is that you can’t talk about it. You try to think of anecdotes about it, and you … Read More

[On her collaboration with Adolph Green:] We stare at each other. We meet, whether or not we have a project, just to keep up a continuity of working. There are long periods when nothing happens, and it’s just boring and disheartening. But we have a theory that nothing’s wasted, even those long days of staring at one another. You sort of have to believe that, don’t you? That you had to go through all that to get to the day when something did happen.

“[On her collaboration with Adolph Green:] We stare at each other. We meet, whether or not we have a project, just to keep up a … Read More