Tag Archives: Sam Shepard
An explosion of passionate performances (and flying silverware) mark New City Players’ production of the late Sam Shepard’s True West.
A low-rent motel room on the edge of the Mojave Desert has never been more claustrophobic—nor more intense—than the shabby one in which three people collide against each other in Sam Shepard’s 1983 Fool for Love, getting a superb revival by the Manhattan Theatre Club at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Palm Beach Dramaworks’ Buried Child is not a pleasant evening of entertainment; it’s more of scathing abrasion therapy that purges the mental palate with fare that is as harrowing as a plow etching a deep gash in the land. But it is theater at its best.
Director J. Barry Lewis has a way of approaching a play like Sam Shepard’s Buried Child, the Pulitzer Prize-winning work that gets a staging by Palm Beach Dramaworks beginning March 27 and through the month of April.