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BURIED CHILD – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

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?

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

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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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.