Sam Shepard and Meryl Streep both made defining marks on New York stages before wandering afield.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Robert Woodruff, Jean-Claude van Itallie, and Loretta Greco recall what America’s great bard of the West meant to them.
It started with acting exercises. Then in one night my life changed.
Playwrights superimpose ancient myths over contemporary concerns, in a theatrical alchemy that makes the old seem new again—and the new seem timeless.
Check out what happened in theatres across the country many Octobers ago!
Laurie Stone reviews a new book on Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark’s relationship.
Sam Shepard, like Elvis, has found an infectious groove in the cracks of American mythology.
Why does the author of ‘True West’ write plays? To see and hear things he can’t find anywhere else.