Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class at the Wilma Theater
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The last date listed for Curse of the Starving Class was Tuesday March 27, 2012 / 6:30pm.
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“A scabrously funny play” —_The New York Times _
“Epic, unpredictable, and deliriously ironic” —The Village Voice
“Compelling, explosive theater” -_-Los Angeles Times _
An immensely influential playwright and celebrated actor, Sam Shepard (Buried Child, True West) has received a Pulitzer Prize and both Tony® and Academy Award nominations for his riveting career in theater and film. The Wilma is thrilled to produce his work for the first time with the modern classic, _Curse of the Starving Class. _
Meet the wildly unpredictable Tate family as they attempt to ride the changing tides of pre-suburban Southern California. Financially ruined, their farm is in chaos and the debt collectors are getting increasingly ruthless. The story whirlwinds with dark comedy and captivating twists as each family member goes to fantastic extremes grappling with a “curse” that continues to resonate today.