The Speed Queen: Award-Winning Solo Play
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The last date listed for The Speed Queen was Monday October 24, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Follow the seedy exploits of Slim and Cavale, two tumultuous artists based on Sam Shepard and Patti Smith, who wrote the play during their relationship. Cavale (inspired by Smith) and Slim (modeled on Shepard) live in New York City during the '60s and '70s, and together with their pet lobster, the pair live, fight and create enough for 10,000 lifetimes before their partnership disintegrates. Smith and Shepard wrote Cowboy Mouth in two nights by passing a typewriter back and forth between them, writing deranged, emotionally fueled dialogue. Learn More
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“Austin Pendleton directed with a keen understanding of the humanity within the monster.” -Theatermania
“A solid portrayal of a desensitized society and wasted youth.” -Show Business _
“Few encounters are as rewarding as an audience with the Queen.” —_Star Ledger _
Marjorie Standiford is on Oklahoma’s Death Row answering questions posed in writing by one of America’s most popular horror novelists – questions about the wild life she led that put her on Death Row. This is her chance to set the record straight.
The production, directed by Austin Pendleton, is part of the
13th Street Repertory Company’s Celebration of Women festival.