Praise for "Free for All" ""Free for All "is a powerful, in-depth, and deeply moving oral history of a man (Joseph Papp) who created an extraordinary place (the Public Theatre) during an unforgettable era in American theatrical history. It was truly the best of times, and the book returned me with awe to a period when a passionate mentor made all the difference in my life and career." --Martin Sheen "Anyone interested in Joe Papp, who played a legendary role in New York theater, or in his remarkable productions at the Public Theater, in Central Park, at Lincoln Center, or on Broadway, must read this long-suppressed, almost lost book. And if you have no interest in any of these things, the personalities that leap from its pages, their vividness and (usually) unstoppable charm, make it a must-read all by themselves!" --John Rockwell, former critic for the "New York Times ""Eminently readable."--Hilton Als, "The New Yorker ""The theater book of the season ... a juicy, exciting read. It's history as intimate storytelling, and a must-have for any theater lover."--Charles Isherwood, "The New York Times"