"There's no such thing as the West anymore." That's actually not a line from "The Kid," Vincent D'Onofrio's new coming-of-age Western starring Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan and Chris Pratt. It's from Sam Shepard's play "True West," currently on Broadway — and also starring Hawke.
Anger, frustration, loyalty and love are just some of the emotions explored in “True West,” the critically acclaimed play by Sam Shepard that’s on stage at Ridgefield Theater Barn, Friday, June 1, through Saturday, June 23.
Disillusionment with the American dream is coming to light amid the breakdown of family structures and values in Oregon Contemporary Theatre’s upcoming play “Buried Child.”
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, with elements of drama, dark comedy and mystery — looks at the dysfunctional lives of a rural family during an economic slowdown in the 1970s, according to director Joseph Gilg.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one really got to know Sam Shepard — and that was the way he seemed to like it. Despite dozens of blatantly personal plays to his name, movie stardom and the spotlight of celebrity and acclaim, Shepard remained throughout his life an inscrutable figure, an American myth in plain sight...