By Sam Shepard
Those 3 performs by way of Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard are daring, explosive, and eventually redemptive dramas propelled by way of relations secrets and techniques and illuminated by means of a looking intelligence.
In The past due Henry Moss–which premiered in San Francisco, starring Sean Penn and Nick Nolte–two estranged brothers confront the earlier as they piece jointly the drunken fishing day trip that preceded their father’s death.
In Eyes for Consuela, in response to Octavio Paz’s vintage tale “The Blue Bouquet,” a touring American encounters a knife-toting Mexican bandit on a grotesque quest.
In while the realm used to be eco-friendly, cowritten with Joseph Chaikin, a journalist looking for her father interviews an outdated guy who resolved a generations-old vendetta by way of murdering the incorrect guy. jointly, those performs shape a strong trio from a permanent strength in American theater.
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