Title

True West

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Playwright

Sam Shepard

Performance Dates

October 26-30; November 2-5, 1994

Artistic Staff

Guest Director..................................Rich Cole

Set Designer....................................Rob Johnson

Guest Costume Designer.................Ruth Boyd

Lighting Designer.............................S. E. Reinick

Sound Designer...............................Cynthia L. Kehr

Technical Director............................William Lee Cecil III

Costume Shop Supervisor...............Marcia Hain

Assistant Technical Director.............Fred L. Smith

Production Assistant........................Pat Foltz

Synopsis

True West follows the story of two estranged brothers, Austin and Lee. Austin is has a successful budding career in the film industry. He offers to housesit for his mother, and decides to work on a new screenplay while he has some peace and quiet. Lee, an alcoholic and a thief, unexpectedly shows up and proceeds to disrupt Austin’s life, eventually managing to take over the writing of the screenplay himself. The two brothers end up in a role-reversal, with each admitting that he has always envied the other's way of life.

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Disciplines

Acting | Dance | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History

Keywords

College Theater, Otterbein University Theatre, Musical Theatre, Drama

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