Oscar & Tony nominee Ethan Hawke and Golden Globe nominee Paul Dano star in a new production of Sam Shepard's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdonald (The Children). Shepard, Hawke, and Dano all have long standing artistic relationships, with Hawke being a longtime collaborator and friend of the late Sam Shepard. Hawke has also acted alongside Dano on film (Taking Lives) and has directed him on stage (Things We Want).
SYNOPSIS: Holed up in their mother’s California house, screenwriter Austin and lowlife Lee wrestle with big issues—and each other, leading to the airing of old resentments and some unexpected twists in the relationship.
- Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission
- Playwright: Sam Shepard