Sam Shepard Comedy True West: Estranged Brothers Clash Over Hollywood Script
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The last date listed for True West was Sunday November 3, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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Featured review from Peggy Graham
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I was intrigued to hear about a Sam Shepard Comedy. This is not a comedy! It's the usual dark twisted Sam Shepard trainwreck that I have come to know and love. The set was wondeful with how it was transformed. The acting was great. Truly mesmerizing how you are drawn into their world!
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My three-star rating is mainly based on my growing realization that I simply may not like Sam Shepard plays. The plot is absurd, and there is a lot of yelling, violence, and throwing things. There were some funny moments, but there was little...continued
Directed by: Richard T. Orlando
Featuring: Steve Shapiro as Austin, Frank Swearingen as Lee, Bret Jordan as Saul, and Julie Masterson as the Mother
This play contains adult language.
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