And it seems to be getting worse every year," he said.
But he and others say that the fight against distracted driving could be much harder than other public-safety efforts, including the anti-drunken-driving movement that swept the country in the 1980s.
Ayckbourn, who was formerly artistic director of the Scarborough theatre, will direct the world premiere of his new play A Brief History of Women at the venue from September 1 to October 7.
There will also be a revival of Ayckbourn’s 1979 farce Taking Steps and a revival of Cartwright’s The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.
A recent graduate of Yale School of Drama, he is a 2015 Fellow of the Sundance Institute Theater Lab, the 2015-16 Artist Fellow at Lincoln Center Education and a member of Clubbed Thumb's Early Career Writers Group.
Prior to attending graduate school, he worked in advocacy at the Open Society Foundations.
He is one of the founders/managers of the open stage project “Kunstresepsjonen” in Fredrikstad.The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.Collettivo Spettatori er et kunstnerkollektiv som ble dannet av avgangselever i en klasse fra Scuola Teatro Dimitri i Sveits i 2008.This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.