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Archive for Sam Shepard

TRUE WEST at VS Theatre

Carlos R. Hernandez

Carlos R. Hernandez

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Long before it disappeared, the Old West cast a spell on a certain kind of person — men (although a few were women) who savored the possibility of wide-open country and a better, freer life unshackled from the demands and hypocrisies of social convention.
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Now running through August 31

FOOL FOR LOVE at T.U. Studios

Fool For Love by Mathew Caine 9775Les Spindle – Frontiers L.A.

The works of veteran playwright-actor Sam Shepard (True West, The Curse of the Starving Class, A Lie of the Mind) are largely thought of as brooding portraits of severe family dysfunction in America’s heartland. His characters often face an inescapable legacy of decline and despair. Their psychological baggage leads them toward co-dependent relationships and physical and emotional violence.
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Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

Sam Shepard’s sexy play about two obsessed and volatile lovers can be intense and mesmerizing when it’s done right, and a terrible screech-fest when done wrong. This production trends uncomfortably toward the latter.
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Now running through September 29.