"Well it’s not Broadway, but back in ’98, I was in a very modern production of Jesus Christ Superstar up at the Hayes Center, starring Billy Porter and Drew Sarich. It was in hearing both of those real ‘power tenors’ perform in that show that really made me think to myself, 'I want to be that good. Whatever it takes.' Learning from the two of them, from behind the scenes, was a great experience for me and taught me a lot about the hard work and dedication it takes to make it in this business."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.