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NEWS: Defibrillator revives Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind at Southwark

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Following high-profile productions of Fool for Love and, currently at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios starring Ed Harris, Buried Child, London has another major Sam Shepard revival to look forward to. Defibrillator presents a new production of Shepard’s 1985 play A Lie of the Mind at Southwark Playhouse this spring. Helmed by artistic director James Hillier, it will run from 4 to …

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BURIED CHILD – West End

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At first knowing that this play was a marathon, two-hour forty-five minutes long, with two short intervals, I was a little daunted. However, never have I known such a production absolutely fly past, as hard-hitting and thought-provoking as it is, there is an argument for discussing what the audience concluded from it.

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Is Buried Child the prologue to Trump’s America?

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What does Sam Shepard’s 1978 play Buried Child have to tell us about America after the presidential election of Donald Trump? The West End transfer of the New Group’s production, first seen in New York this past February, was announced in September, when the likelihood of a Trump presidency was still being dismissed by most pundits.

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What are the Top 15 hottest tickets on the site right NOW?

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These are our current Top 15 Ticket Recommendations – broken down into five musicals, five plays and five ‘star attractions’ (in other words, there are famous faces in the cast) – based on both best-sellers over the past month as well as our predictions on the hottest of upcoming openings

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NEWS: War Horse film star Jeremy Irvine makes West End debut in Buried Child

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One of the finest actors of his generation, Jeremy Irvine (Steven Spielberg’s War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good and forthcoming films Fallen, Billionaire Boys Club, and This Beautiful Fantastic) will make his West End debut in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child.

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NEWS: Hollywood’s Ed Harris makes West End debut in Buried Child transfer

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The multi award-winning, international star Ed Harris will make his West End debut, reprising his role of Dodge in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play Buried Child, following a critically acclaimed New York run earlier this year. It runs at Trafalgar Studios in London for a strictly limited season from 14 November to 18 February 2017, with press night on 24 November.

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Review: Buried Child (Unedited Version)

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Although set in the remote boondocks of Northern Illinois, on a near-derelict farm, we are not in any new territory with Sam Shephard’s ‘Buried Child’. The possibility that an outwardly-naturalistic family shelters a dark secret which through the arrival of a stranger is revealed to devastating effect over three drawn-out acts is a theatrical motif […]

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Review: Buried Child (Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London)

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Although set in the remote boondocks of Northern Illinois, on a near-derelict farm, we are not in any new territory with Sam Shephard’s ‘Buried Child’. The possibility that an outwardly-naturalistic family shelters a dark secret which through the arrival of a stranger is revealed to devastating effect over three drawn-out acts is a theatrical motif […]

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