Buried Child

Buried Child

Written by: Sam Shepard 

Actors Theatre of San Francisco    5/23/2008 - 7/26/2008 (schedule)

Category:  Drama

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The Play: In 1979 Buried Child won the first Pulitzer Prize for Drama ever awarded to a play premiering Off-Broadway, propelling Shepard into the national spotlight. Exploring a dark side of the American Dream, the play chronicles three generations of a Midwestern family struggling against each other, some denying and repressing a past others are desperate to reveal, all haunted by the sudden fertility of their long-barren fields. From its darkly humorous opening to an implosive final act, the play examines the corrosive effects of a long-held secret in a family ravaged by guilt and shame.

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Total performances: 32

Dean Shreiner.... Tilden
Jack Halton.... Dodge
John Krause.... Father Dewis
Margel Kaufman.... Halie
Michael Carlisi.... Vince
Phaedra Starr.... Shelly
Todd O'Connor.... Bradley
*=featured role

Biz Duncan .... 
Christian Phillips ....  Director
Rachel Klyce ....  Lighting Design
James Baldock ....  Costume Design

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