Saturday, July 20, 2019

Reimagining a Steppenwolf Classic: ‘True West’ by Matthew Wexler

Steppenwolf Theater presents a revival of Sam Shepard's "True West," a play that originally brought the company national attention. The post Reimagining a Steppenwolf Classic: ‘True West…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Spotlight on John Malkovich, star of David Mamet’s Bitter Wheat at the Garrick Theatre

Perhaps you've seen him opposite Sandra Bullock in the popular new Netflix film, Bird Box, which has been gaining a lot of buzz lately, or maybe you remember him from way back in the eig…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The second coming of True West by Catey Sullivan

Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood breathe fire into Steppenwolf’s revival. If you've been banging around the Chicago theatrosphere longer than 25 seconds, y…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood Are Embattled Brothers in Steppenwolf's True West by Nathan Skethway

The Sam Shepard classic returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company through August 25.

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Friday, May 24, 2019

"The Curse of the Starving Class" at the Signature Theatre Opened 05/13/19 Ends 05/26/19 by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

(left to right) David Warshofsky and Gilles GearyPhoto Credit: Joan Marcus It is doubtful whether there will be a more spectacularly stunning opening minute for any play this season....and t…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Thanks to the world of audio, New York theater is being revolutionized by David Canfield

When it was reported in late April that Rona Munro’s play My Name Is Lucy Barton was headed to Broadway, the story carried an obvious selling point: Four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney was…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Andre De Shields and Marylouise Burke Honored with Richard Seff Awards by BroadwayWorld

Marylouise Burke True West and Andre De Shields Hdestown are the recipients of the annual Richard Seff Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation to veteran female and male character a…

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Sarah Stiles & Ephraim Sykes Win 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards; Marylouise Burke & André De Shields Honored with Richard Seff Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced Sarah Stiles and Ephraim Sykes as winners of the 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards, given to the most promising female and male performers on the New…

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Hadestown’s André De Shields and True West’s Marylouise Burke Named Winners of Richard Seff Awards by Andrew Gans

Actors’ Equity Foundation will honor the two actors in June in Manhattan.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

2018 - 2019: The Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of Beetlejuice, the Broadway 2018 - 2019 is in the record books. Actually, the season doesn't officially end until May 26th, but unofficially, the Tony Awards cut off is…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

When Actors Smash The Scenery, These Are The Folks Who Clean It Up by Artsjournal1

Take, for instance, the recent Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s True West and the wreckage Ethan Hawke left behind every show. “How would anyone, save for a skilled team of crime sce…

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Monday, April 15, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tony Awards' Third Set of Rulings: Harvey Fierstein Eligible for Torch Song Revisions & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on April 11 for the third time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2019 …

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Ethan Hawke’s Blazing Year: The Actor Talks Broadway’s ‘True West,’ His Ambitious New Showtime Series And The Night Paul Dano Kicked Him – T by Greg Evans

Few match-ups of this Broadway season seemed more right from the get-go than the Roundabout Theatre Company’s True West, director James Macdonald’s staging of Sam Shepard’s 1980 play s…

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

'True West' reflects playwright Sam Shepard's vision of the American West by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Actors' Studio presents the play, ranked among Shepard’s finest achievements.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘True West’ at Performing Arts At CCBC by John Dignam

Boys will be boys. And, sometimes, as in the case of feuding brothers Austin and Lee in Sam Shepard’s “True West,” men will also be boys. Performance Arts at CCBC presents this America…

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

TRUE WEST Plays its Final Performance Today, March 17 by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony amp Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdonald, plays its final performance tonight, Mar…

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Roundabout Revival of True West Closes on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Sam Shepard play, starring Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano, wraps up its limited engagement.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Setting the Stage: The Future is Female by Elysa Gardner

While Tony Award–winning scenic designer Mimi Lien was preparing for this season’s Broadway revival of True West, Sam Shepard’s blazing account of fraternal warfare, she drew inspirati…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

‘It’s Like The Life Of An Athlete’: How Ethan Hawke Prepares Himself, Eight Times A Week, For ‘True West’ by Artsjournal1

“The unfortunate thing about [stage] fights is the more you practice them, the better they get, the more out of control they can seem. … We have to work really hard to make sure we actua…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Every Actor Who Won a Tony Award for a Roundabout Theatre Company Production

11 actors have taken home Tony Awards for Roundabout Theatre Company shows. Could True West's Ethan Hawke be 12?

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Casting Announced For OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY At Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Katharine Farmer directs Lin Blakely Eastenders Silent Witness as Bea, Michael Brandon EpisodesJerry Springer the Opera as Jorgy, Amy Burke Serial Thriller as Kate, Rob Locke NCIS, General H…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

True West Star Ethan Hawke on Headlining the Play He's Had in His Back Pocket Since the Age of 14 by Beth Stevens

When Ethan Hawke was 14, his mother let him stay up late to watch the American Playhouse presentation of Sam Shepard’s True West, a filmed performance of original stars John Malkovich and …

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Front Row: Ethan Hawke on Sam Shepard's Legacy, Playing a Wildcard in True West & More by Broadway.com

Stage and screen great Ethan Hawke discusses taking on Sam Shepard's True West and more.

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See Stars Honor John Lithgow at the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2019 Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stage and screen stars—from True West's Ethan Hawke to Hillary and Clinton-bound star Laurie Metcalf to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Rachel Brosnahan—attended the Ro…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

‘True West’: Sam Shepard’s Super Smash Brothers by American Theatre Editors

In a Roundabout revival of the nearly 40-year-old play, it holds up as a withering portrait of the myths and traps of American masculinity.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Be More Chill Breaks House Record in First Week on the Great White Way by Broadway.com

The fan-favorite musical Be More Chill had a strong start in its first week on Broadway, setting a new house record at the Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, the show set a new rec…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

True West **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 14, 2019: Riding into the sunset, that’s the way all true cowboy movies end, isn’t it?  At least, Sam Shepard seems to have thought so. His popularly reviv…

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West End's True West, with Kit Harington & Johnny Flynn, Captured by Audible by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated West End staging of Sam Shepard's True West, currently appearing at London's Vaudeville Theatre, has been recorded by Audible for release as an audio play. Matthe…

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Audible to Release Recording of London’s True West, Starring Kit Harrington and Johnny Flynn by Ruthie Fierberg

Sam Shepard’s classic is also currently on Broadway with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano.

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