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Wendy Wasserstein
Born (1950-10-18)October 18, 1950
Brooklyn, New York
Died January 30, 2006(2006-01-30) (aged 55)
New York City, New York
Alma mater Mount Holyoke College
City University of New York
Yale University
Child(ren) Jane
Related to Bruce Wasserstein (brother)
Information
Magnum opus The Heidi Chronicles
The Sisters Rosensweig
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1989)
Tony Award for Best Play (1989)

The real reason for comedy is to hide the pain.
Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
Wendy Wasserstein
Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself, for your children, and – here's the big curve – for your parents.
Wendy Wasserstein
Because of Mozart, it's all over after the age of seven.
Sometimes I want to clean up my desk and go out and say, respect me, I'm a respectable grown-up, and other times I just want to jump into a paper bag and shake and bake myself to death.
Wendy Wasserstein