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Playwright Ben Tyler Gets Personal
Many of the most popular and highly regarded plays are personal and come from the deepest parts of our hearts and souls.
Veteran Valley playwright Ben Tyler has impacted the theater scene here for decades with productions like "Guv," "Mister Conservative" and a trilogy about Wallace and Ladmo.
But it wasn't until his latest, "The Sperm Of Ten Men," that Tyler really opened up about his own experience.
We spoke with Tyler about the play and its background.