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July 5 - August 25, 2019

Brotherly love is put to the test in Sam Shepard's riveting drama

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Sam Shephard's Masterpiece

Centered on the tempestuous relationship between two brothers, Pultizer-nominated True West is one of Sam Shepard's finest works. The story follows warring siblings Austin and Lee who find themselves alone together in their mother's empty house. Austin is an ambitious screenwriter, while his brother Lee hasn't quite settled on a path through life. With no one to talk to but each other, old grievances are aired and memories recalled in a cathartic blood-letting which may ultimately bring them closer, or force them further apart.

Steppewolf previously staged True West in 1982, with a then-unknown Gary Sinise and John Malkovich in the lead roles. This 2019 production could well launch a new set of stars of its own.

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Opening night: 5 July 2019

Audience

12+ features explicit language and scenes of violence

Run time

Approximately two hours including one intermission

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